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OHS eNews 12 June 2020

Alberta’s relaunch strategy. Stage 2 of Alberta’s COVID-19 recovery plan starts June 12. The Relaunch Strategy puts safety first while gradually reopening businesses, resuming activities and getting people back to work.

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OHS eNews 29 May 2020

Moving towards a relaunch Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy puts safety first while gradually reopening businesses, resuming activities and getting people back to work. Guidance and resources for workplaces, Restricted and non-restricted services. Alberta Biz-Connect provides industry-specific supports to help businesses and non-profits begin to reopen and resume operations…

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WCB Alberta Worksight Newsletter May 2020

This month, over 10,000 Certificate of Recognition (COR) holders in Alberta received a Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) rebate for their 2019 performance. These employers set the standard and show a safe workplace is, and will always be, a top priority. Their contribution to Alberta’s workplaces does not go unnoticed…

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OHS eNews 15 May 2020

N95 respirator alternatives. Allowing the use of respirators meeting international standards as alternatives to N95 respirators approved by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). On May 3, a ministerial order took effect that temporarily amends the OHS Code during the COVID-19 public emergency…

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OHS eNews 8 May 2020

When do I report a COVID-19 incident to Alberta OHS? All serious incidents and potentially serious incidents, including those related to COVID-19, must be reported to OHS. These include the following…

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OHS eNews 24 April 2020

COVID-19: workplace health and safety concern COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that can be spread either directly or indirectly. Direct infection can happen if: Someone coughs or sneezes on you. You shake hands with someone who is sick and then touch your eyes, nose or mouth…

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OHS eNews 17 April 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, OHS officers will respond to work sites for serious incidents, fatalities and immediate danger conditions. During the pandemic: Health care, seniors care facilities and other essential services are the priority for inspections…

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OHS eNews 7 April 2020

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, you will receive special editions of eNews providing the latest developments in Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Standards. COVID-19: a workplace health and safety concern COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that can be spread either directly or indirectly…

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