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Jan
Standards Update CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety

Standards Update CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety

The new edition 2018 edition of CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety is now available. This the 4th edition to the standard is based on the latest edition of NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace to tie into the 2018 Canadian Electrical Code, Part I. This edition provides enhanced requirements to ensure workers install, operate, and maintain electrical equipment safely. Further the...

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Jan
December Legislative Updates

December Legislative Updates

Key: Title of Legislation Changes Made Effective Date   Occupational Health & Safety Federal   No changes Alberta   No changes British Columbia Public Health Act The definition of "nurse practitioner" in section 1 has been repealed November 2, 2017   Gas Safety Regulation Paragraphs 30(1)(b) and (f) have been replaced November 1, 2017   Workers Compensation Act The definition...

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Nov
E.K. Gillin & Associates Inc. Newsletter - November 2017

E.K. Gillin & Associates Inc. Newsletter - November 2017

 The Power of Physical Demands Descriptions Physical Demands Descriptions (PDDs) should be a vital component of every company’s Health & Safety and Claims Management programs. Yet all too often, this important ergonomic tool is underutilized, or worse – unemployed altogether.   Physical Demands Descriptions break down the elements of what is physically necessary to perform a given job. A PDD...

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