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Alberta government looks for experts to help develop Bill 6 regulations

EDMONTON — The Alberta Government is looking for people who will be part of developing the regulations on its farm safety bill, Bill 6. 430 more words

Politics

Companies' lack of qualified engineers contributed to fatal Alberta 2007 collapse: OHS

EDMONTON – An Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) report says three companies didn’t take reasonable measures to protect workers at a job site in northern Alberta that was the scene of a fatal collapse in 2007. 498 more words

News

HEALTH RISKS FROM WORKING IN THE SUN

A sunny day makes most of us feel good, but too much sunlight can be hard on the skin. It is not simply sudden exposure while on holiday that is harmful. 907 more words

Health Promotion

Man hit by loader on Edmonton worksite

EDMONTON- Occupation Health and Safety is investigating after a man was rushed to hospital when he was hit by a loader on a worksite in east Edmonton Tuesday afternoon. 39 more words

Investigations

Don't Forget to Hydrate in the Winter

We all think about keeping our fluid intake up when we’re working hard, it’s hot outside and we’re sweating a lot, but we frequently forget all about this during the winter months, even though bundling up in layers to protect against the cold can still result in a fair bit of perspiration. 464 more words

Safety

Edmonton worker killed on job 'very safety conscious,' widow says

A safety-conscious grandfather of four whose homemade pizzas were a family legend was the victim of a fatal industrial incident, his widow says.

In an interview, Linda Maitland identified her husband Barry Maitland as the worker who died in a fall Tuesday at CESSCO Fabrication and Engineering Ltd., 7310 99th St. 273 more words

Local News

Man, 50, dies after fall at Edmonton steel plant

EDMONTON — Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after a worker fell off a tank and died at an Edmonton steel plant earlier this week. 80 more words

News