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Have you adapted your safety program to comply with the new COR Legislation that came into effect this past January? Or are you going to be applying for your COR Audit for the first time? No matter your level of experience with COR, all companies will be audited at a new level of standards.
Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Officers have the authority to issue orders to employers and worksite parties that require specific actions that will result in compliance with Alberta OHS legislation.
Get ready for your COR Audit! The Alberta Construction Safety Association introduced the ACSA 2019 COR Audit Tool in January 2019. All companies requiring COR audits will now be audited using this new standard. There are significant changes in legislation and the audit tool over the last year, it is important that company health and safety programs are updated to include these requirements.
In the wake of the Humboldt Broncos tragedy, the realization for increased commercial driver training was made very apparent to Canadians everywhere. And the Alberta Government has responded.
The Alberta Construction Safety Association has issued out the 2019 Audit Tool.
On July 6, 2018, the RCMP charged 29-year-old Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the semi-trailer, with 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.
Prompt Incident Reporting – it’s hammered into us during orientations, during safety meetings and tool box meetings. Is it really important? …Why?
There are really two primary reasons why incidents and injuries should be reported immediately:
The City of Edmonton has until October 17, 2018 to finalize the smoking in public By-Law regarding changes to smoking in public places
The new by-law is currently under review by city councilors, as there are many factors that must be considered prior to the passing the by-law.
As Bill 30 begins to come into effect on June 1, 2018, we start to look at what these changes will mean in terms of how we operate our companies. One of the requirements being introduced by Bill 30 is the Joint Health and Safety Committee.
How to Protect Yourself from Flu Pandemics
As news breaks that the most recent flu, perhaps even pandemic, Coronavirus (COVID-19), is starting to spread around the globe, I can’t help but think how can we best keep ourselves, loved ones and workplace safe?
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