These programs are interactive and web-based and are designed to provide Albertans with the opportunity to gain more knowledge on in various occupational health and safety topics. Programs are available and delivered to registered users via the web. For more information, please contact the Job Safety Skills Society.
Alberta OHS Legislation Awareness eLearning Program
An interactive online learning program guides employers and workers through the OHS Act, Regulation and Code. Learners will become familiar with relevant parts of the legislation.
Backs and Bums: Applying Basic Ergonomics
Presents basic ergonomics concepts. Discusses ergonomics issues relating to sitting and standing work stations, and loads lifting and handling.
Basic Health and Safety
Provides basic information about making a workplace safe and healthy. Includes some practical tools that can help you follow the health and safety laws in Alberta.
Hazard Assessment and Control
Introduces employers and workers to the process for identification, assessment and control of hazards in the workplace.
Health and Safety Management Systems
Examines the basic elements of an effective health and safety management system for the workplace.
Introduces employers and workers to the steps of investigating workplace incidents.
Back to School Safety
Back-to-School: Safety Checklist
Back to School:
Safety tips for motorists
Back-to-School: Social Media
Back-to-School: Backpack Safety
Back-to-School: Playground Safety
Back-to-School: Preventing Bullying
Back-to-School: Teen Driving
Back-to-School: Traveling to School Safety
Near miss - Loader Almost Tips, Good Recovery Plan Implemented
Contact with 5 KV Power Cable - Near Miss
Worker fatally crushed between parts of trailer
The Montie, SafetyCare video library
“The Montie” Safety Video Library (926 kb)
“The Montie” Safety Video Library Access Instructions (202 kb)
Re-enactments/demonstrations are extremely dangerous and not recommended!
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Chemical Safety Board reviews High School Lab flash fire incidents
Articles and Links
The following are links to selected health and safety resource materials available on the Government of Alberta, Employment and Immigration website at http://employment.alberta.ca/SFW/12616.html
Over the coming months, additional selections of links will be provided on this webpage.
Workplace Incident Fatalities Investigated – January 1 to October 25, 2013
Workplace Incident Fatalities Investigated by the WCB - August 9, 2013
Workplace Incident Fatalities Investigated by the WCB- July 15, 2013
Workplace Incident Fatalities Accepted by the WCB - June 30, 2013
List of Employers with a Certificate of Recognition - Updated weekly
Partners in Health and Safety
SELECTED SAFETY BULLETINS
Back Care: How Much can I Lift?
Lifting and Your Back: Some Fresh Ideas
Preventing Violence and Harassment at the Workplace
BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS – BACTERIA, VIRUSES AND OTHER HAZARDS
Do I have a Workplace Mould Problem? (BH018)
CHEMICAL HAZARDS – GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS
Ammonia at the Worksite (CH027)
Chlorine at the Worksite (CH067)
Physical Hazards – Noise, Radiation, Temperature Extremes
Audiometric Testing: Information for Employers and Workers (HS005)
Noise from Machinery Intended for the Workplace
• Ontario spends millions on safety upgrades after shop student death
Occupational Health & Safety Magazine, December 2012 (Ministry of Human Services: Work Safe Alberta)
Workplace Incident Fatalities Investigated in 2012
Awards and Recognition 2012
Occupational Injuries and Diseases in Alberta
• What can go wrong in confined space rescues
• ECompliance Safety Updates
Worker Coverall Caught in Rotary Table
Mental Health in the workplace
10 Scaffold Safety Essentials
AB Traffic Safety Plan - Industry Notice
"Canadian Model for Providing A Safe Workplace - Alcohol and Drug Guidelines and Work Rule" A best practice of the Construction Owners Assocation of Alberta October 2005 - Version 2 - Effective October 1, 2010.
Safety Checklist for Adolescent Employees In Restaurant and Food Services (A Person Aged 12, 13 or 14)
Safe Use of Energy Drinks
• VIDEO - Share with your family... you could save a life today!
- Zero Harm - People, Property & Environment
• Asbestos.com - Brought to you by The Mesothelioma Center
• Occupational Asbestos Exposure
• The Mesothelioma Group
John Petropoulous Memorial Fund offers "free" driving safety presentations.
John Petropoulous Memorial Fund Presentation
John Petropoulous Memorial Fund Postcard