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Impairment prevention policy and procedures template

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Impairment prevention policy and procedures template

Insecticides – Guidelines for Workers Applying Insecticides

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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.***

Insecticides can be safely applied when proper precautions are followed.

Isocyanates at the Work Site

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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.***

Isocyanates are a group of very reactive chemical substances. They react with water and other industrial compounds, and even with themselves unless carefully controlled.

Joint work site health and safety committees: OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors

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The employer is responsible for establishing an HSC at the work site. For work sites that have multiple employers or self-employed people, the prime contractor is responsible for establishing a HSC.

Lead at the Work Site

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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.***

In this bulletin, information is provided on workplaces that may use lead, health effects due to lead exposure, options for the control of exposure as well as the requirements in Alberta occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation for lead.

Lead Exposure in the Firearm Industry

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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.***

Workers can be exposed to lead mainly through breathing in lead dust, fumes, and vapor, or by ingestion

Lead May be Present in Industrial Pigments and Coatings

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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.***

Legislation under Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code has general and specific requirements related to lead.

Leading Indicators for Workplace Health and Safety: A User Guide

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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.***

An explanation resource to guide you through the process of what a leading indicator is.

Les étudiants et les bénévoles sont-ils des travailleurs?

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L’OHS Act (loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail) protège tous les travailleurs, qu’ils soient rémunérés ou non. Les bénévoles ont toujours été couverts par la définition de « travailleur » aux termes des lois qui régissent la santé et la sécurité au travail (SST). Des modifications ont été apportées à la loi afin de préciser que les bénévoles et les étudiants sont considérés comme des travailleurs (une exemption s’applique à certains groupes, notamment les bénévoles qui travaillent sur des fermes et des ranchs).

Lifting and handling loads, reducing hazards

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The lifting and handling of loads include lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding, dragging, and supporting objects. This resource covers suggested methods of reducing ergonomic hazards.

Limited valuables

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Limited cash and valuables label for gas stations and convenience stores (size 3.24” x 4.25”).

Manually Energizing Power Systems after an Unplanned Outage: An Alberta Electric Utility Best Practice

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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.***

The purpose of this Best Practice is to standardize, to the extent possible, the minimum steps that an electric utility must include in its own practices for manually energizing a power system after an unplanned outage.

Manufacturer’s Specifications and the Repair of Blowout Preventers

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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.***

This resource covers a general overview of manufacturers specifications in regards to repair of blowout preventers.

Medication in First Aid Kits

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Including medication in first aid kits falls outside of the scope of first aid. Routine inclusion of over-the-counter medications in first aid kits is not recommended as there are potential adverse outcomes.

Mercury at the Work Site

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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.***

Mercury, also know as quicksilver, is a silvery-white metal that is a liquid at room temperature

Methanol at the Work Site

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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.***

Methanol, also known as methyl alcohol, methyl hydrate, carbinol, wood alcohol or wood spirits, is a clear, colourless flammable liquid. It burns with a clean, clear flame, which is almost invisible in daylight.

Methyl Methacrylate – Use of Methyl Methacrylate-Containing Products for Fingernail Sculpting

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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.***

On May 22, 2003, Health Canada issued an advisory warning Canadians about cosmetic nail preparations containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).

Mould – Best Practices

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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.***

Mould can be our friend but it also can be the cause of many issues. How do I prevent it in my workplace?

Mould – Do I Have a Workplace Mould Problem?

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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.***

How do I know if I have a mould problem? What can I do to remove it?

Naloxone - Naloxone in the workplace

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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.***

This document provides guidance to Alberta employers to help ensure the protection of workers in an emergency when naloxone is used in the workplace.

Nanomaterials – Engineered Nanomaterials at the Work Site

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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.***

Nanotechnology involves the creation and use of materials, devices, and systems at the nano-scale

No Unsafe Lifts Workbook

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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.***

This workbook has been designed for you to use as a tool for reviewing your current musculoskeletal injury prevention program and/or developing or improving your program.

Noise in the Workplace

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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.***

Noise is one of the most common workplace hazards. What are the health effects? What are the exposure limits?

Notifiable Occupational Diseases – OHS Information for Physicians

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This resource describes notifiable occupational disease reporting requirements for physicians and other health care professionals. A fillable notification form is included with the resource.

Occupational Health and Safety – Employer’s Guide

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The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.

Occupational Health and Safety – Worker’s Guide

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The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.

Occupational health and safety & the non-profit sector, what you should know

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OHS considers non-profit organizations employers because they engage a worker and/or a volunteer to do an activity.

Occupational health and safety (OHS) guide for firefighting

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This bulletin describes the minimum standards to which a fire service must comply under occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation.

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system (IRS)

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The core of the internal responsibility system (IRS) is that workers and employers are responsible for health and safety at the worksite. It is about everyone’s responsibility and inspires everyone to participate in OHS, even when no one is looking.

Occupational health and safety for the asbestos worker - Course guidelines

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This document summarizes the course content, worker re-certification and administrative procedure requirements for agencies approved to deliver the course “Occupational Health and Safety for the Asbestos Worker”.

Occupational health and safety guide for retail workers and employers

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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.***

This guide contains information about occupational health and safety as it relates to Alberta retail workers and your employer.

Occupational Health and Safety Tool Kit for Small Business

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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.***

Covers a general overview of OHS requirements within small business environments.

OHS Code Explanation Guide

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The purpose of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code Explanation Guide is to explain the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code 2018, in plain, easy‐to‐understand language. It presents information that helps clarify the intent or application of each rule or section of the OHS Code. In some cases extensive background information is presented so that readers have a better appreciation of the subject material. Readers making use of this guide are reminded that it has no legislative sanction. The OHS Code should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law.

OHS guide for retail workers and employers - templates

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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.***

Templates designed for use with the OHS Guide for Retail Workers and Employers. Example forms intended to assist in the development of OHS management system.

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Administrative Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Administrative Workers – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Community Clinics and Doctors’ Offices

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Personnel in Community Clinics and Doctors' Offices – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Continuing Care Facilities

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Caregivers in Continuing Care Facilities – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Dental Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Dental Workers – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment Personnel in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Homecare Providers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment Homecare Workers – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Laboratory Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Laboratory Workers - Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Medical and Surgical Staff

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Medical and Surgical Staff –Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Medical Emergency Response Personnel

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Emergency Response Personnel – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Mental Health Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Mental Health Workers – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Pharmacy Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Pharmacy Workers - Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy & Respiratory Therapy Personnel

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment PTs, OTs, RTs – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Public Health Workers

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Public Health Workers – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Knowledge and Skills Checklist - Staff in Central Processing

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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.***

Knowledge and Skills Assessment for Personnel in Central Processing – Verification Checklist for Preceptors or Self-assessment

OHS Practices: A Guide for Printers

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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.***

This guide was developed with the unique needs of Alberta's printing industry in mind. Occupational Health and Safety Practices: A Guide for Printers includes the information most printers need to begin to create a safe and healthy workplace for their staff.