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Applying for a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS rep) approval

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An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals. Please refer to LI030-2TMP for form.

Applying for an OHS acceptance

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An acceptance provides for an alternative approach offering equal or greater protection to workers than the original OHS requirement in the regulation or code. Section 55 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act allows certain work site parties to apply.

Appropriate Workwear for Flash Fire and Explosion Hazards

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

Flash fires and explosions are common hazards at a variety of Alberta workplaces. These hazards are present in work areas where flammable materials are handled, processed, stored, or in any way present.

Are Students and Volunteers Workers?

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This fact sheet provides information on the conditions under which the Occupational Health and Safety Act applies to volunteers and students

Asbestos – Control of Asbestos During Brake Maintenance and Repair

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

Doing brake repair can involve the use of asbestos exposure. How can I take precautions?