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(Front) Take charge card - know your rights - (back) Before you take on the job world

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Working? know your rights – Occupational Health and Safety Folded cards are 56mm x 90mm (2 1/4" x 3 1/2")

A retail worker’s handbook: occupational health and safety on the job

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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.***

Know what's expected of you in your role. And know what you have the right to expect from others. A safe and healthy workplace is everyone's responsibility.

Advanced First Aid Form

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The Alberta Plus QMP requires minimum workplace FA standards be met and reviewed. FA training agencies applying for workplace FA approval must comply with the Alberta Plus QMP process.

Connect with a Health and Safety Association

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For industry-specific health and safety training, information and support, please connect with an HSA. These HSAs can also help employers to obtain a Certificate of Recognition (COR).

Connect with OHS and E.S.

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Contact information on occupational health and safety and employment standards.

Domestic workers

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Domestic workers are now covered by basic safety standards set out in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and Regulation. Domestic workers are not subject to the OHS Code.

Emergency response planning: an OHS tool kit for the hospitality industry

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A detailed guide designed specifically for the hospitality industry to help explain and guide in the development of an emergency response plan.

Emergency response planning: templates for the hospitality industry

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This word document includes the following templates: 1. Emergency contact list 2. Emergency response plan - a record of drills 3. Emergency response plan checklist 4. Planning team list 5. Emergency response plan 6. Summary record of training for an emergency response team

Fall Protection Plan

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Workers working from heights and employers responsible for the worksites need to understand what is required by law for fall protection.

Field guide to working safely on ice covers

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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 is for people who work on freshwater floating ice covers. It is based on the Government of Alberta’s Best Practice for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Alberta.

Glissades, trébuchements et chutes

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Les glissades et les chutes sont un risque courant pour la sécurité. Cette ressource explique certaines des raisons pour lesquelles il s'agit d'un risque commun.

Guide en matière de santé et de sécurité au travail à l’intention des travailleurs

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Le présent guide vise à faciliter votre compréhension de l’Occupational Health and Safety Act ou OHS Act (loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail [SST]) et du rôle que vous avez à jouer pour assurer la santé et la sécurité sur le lieu de travail. Il explique ce que vous devez faire pour respecter la loi et rendre votre lieu de travail plus sain et plus sûr.

Guidelines for the handling of naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) in western Canada

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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 comprises guidelines for detection, classification, handling, transportation and waste management of naturally occurring radioactive materials. The guidelines were developed by the Western Canadian NORM Committee, which included representatives from the provincial governments of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and from the oil and gas and fertilizer industries.

Hazardous footwear

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Footwear that differs from what is worn for everyday use can put workers at an increased risk of injuries from slips, trips, and falls. Recent changes to the OHS Code clarify that employers cannot require workers to use footwear that may pose risk to their health and safety.

Health and Safety Committee/ Health and Safety Representative Training Program

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HSCs and HS representatives help ensure fundamental workers’ rights to know and to participate. For the HSC/HS representatives to effectively fulfill their duties and responsibilities outlined in the legislation, they must receive specific training on their respective roles.

Health and Safety on Alberta farms and ranches

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Changes to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation reflect Alberta farmers and ranchers. Alberta’s OHS laws only apply to farm and ranch operations that employ waged workers who are not the owner or the owner’s family members. There are some exemptions. See farm and ranch exemptions at the end of this document.

If an incident happens on your farm or ranch - Poster

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A poster that describes what to do when a incident happens on your farm or ranch.

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).