Flashcards in Safety Legistation, Regulations and Industry Policy Deck (65)
An Act, Regulation and Code help protect workers from risk of injury at work and it state the minimum requirement for health and safety Alberta Workplace.
Alberta "Occupational Health and Safety" (OHS)
Who are the Three Groups responsible for safety in the workplace?
Employer, Employee and equipment or material supplier
The _______ details obligation your employer must fulfill, your rights and responsible as a worker.
Purpose of Regulation ?
Is to help all groups and individuals understand their obligation and responsibilities regarding safety issues on the work site.
The _____ ______ provides comprehensive, detailed information for employers, workers, suppliers and government agencies.
Like the OHS code, the OHS code explanation guide has three broad subject areas subdivided into 41 parts or chapter and the three broad subject are ?
- Core Requirement Applicable to All Industries
- Requirements Applicable to All Industries
- Requirements Applicable to Specific Industries and Activities
Theres a three way to control the Hazards what are they?
- Use engineering controls
- Use administrative controls
- Use personal protective equipment(PPE)
Federal legislation protects you and your co-workers and pr scribes criminal charges be laid where a workplace injury and fatality occurs.
Employer definition ?
a persons self-employed, employs one or more workers and a designated by an employer as the employer's representative
Employer Responsible (OHS)
Your Employer must be familiar with the OHs Act, Regulation and Code as it applies to your work site to ensure the safety of the employees like for example your employer must maintain equipment in a safe working order.
another employer responsible ?
Your employer must conduct a hazard assessment and develop a plan to eliminate the hazard
another responsibilities ?
Your employer must set up a safe work practice at the work and ensure that employees adhere to these practice
You Must work in a safe manners, be safety conscious
Employer responsible (WHMS)
your employer must also provide health and safety training to any workers who near or use hazardous material classified
Work site specific training must cover four areas:
1. hazard info.
2. different modes of products identification used at the workplace
3. procedure safety use and handling for hazardous material or controlled product
4. procedure for dealing emergencies at the worksite
On WHMIS, employer responsible
provide to all employees a WHMIS training
What are the three elements of 🔥?
CSA stands for
Canada Standards Association - portable containers for Gasoline and other petroleum fuels
National Fire Protection Association - flammable and combustible liquids
UnderWriters Laboratories of 🇨🇦 - containers safety
Underwriter Laboratories - Standards
Worker Compensation Board - is a private non-profit organization( non- Government )
- they compensate injured workers for lost income, health and care
obligation for you and employer for WCBC when accident happens
1. Your employer must provide detailed of your injury
2. Your health care provider that your injury happened at work
3 . The WCB by submitting a "Workers Report of Injury" immediately.
What are the 5 organizations that have positively impacted safe work condition in Alberta?
- Alberta Safety Association(ACSS)
- Construction Owner Association ( COAA)
- Occupational Health and Safety(OHS)
- Work Safe Alberta and Safety Code council
What COAA stands for?
Construction Owners Association of Alberta - developed several best practices that member and employees can use to ensure the consistent and comprehensive safety practices
_______ is an initiative of the Alberta government to reduce work-related injuries, illness and fatalities in consultation with industry and labour. (TQ)
Work Safe Alberta
What are the four Hazard Assessment and Control?
- Biological Hazards
- Chemical Hazards
- Ergonomic Hazards
- Physical Hazards
Hazards that include viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites. (Living hazards)
Hazards that include dangerous chemicals if direct contact to your body parts.