Helpful Links for Safety Resources

The CCSA wants to offer as many resources to employers as possible in order to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.  Here are some additional links to help ensure this.

A health care worker’s guide to health and safety on the job. A resource developed by the Alberta Government for anyone working in Alberta's health care industry. Includes basic provincially legislated requirements and at-a-glance information about some common health and safety issues. 

**The CCSA has limited quantities of these booklets available at our office.  These will be available on a first-come-first-served basis to our members.  Please contact the CCSA to order a small quantity for your facility. 

Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities: an occupational health and safety handbook.  This handbook designed by the Government of Alberta to help supervisors understand what Alberta’s legislation expects from them.

New Volunteer Screening Policy & Procedures Workbook from Volunteer Alberta

From the Institute for Work & Health - The OHS Vulnerability Measure measures the extent to which a worker may be vulnerable to occupational health and safety (OHS) risks at work

Aging Workforce

  • From Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS) from the Alberta Government - Safe and Healthy: A Guide to Managing an Aging Workforce. This publication examines perceptions and realities about the capabilities of the older worker and offers ways to keep your employees of any age safe and healthy on the job.
  • From Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Employing an Aging Workforce webpage. SHRM and the SHRM Foundation have launched a national initiative highlighting the value of older workers and identifying--through original research-- the best practices for employing an aging workforce.​

From Alberta Labour: Bulletins, fact sheets, manuals and other health and safety documents for workers and employers

  • Hazard Assessment and Control – a handbook for Alberta employers and workers.This handbook provides step-by-step processes intended to help employers and workers control workplace hazards.
  • Leading Indicators for Workplace Health and Safety – a user guide.  This guide provides an overview of what leading indicators are, and how and why they might be applied to strengthen your organization’s health and safety culture and performance.
  • Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities – an occupational health and safety handbook.  This toolkit is designed to help workers understand what Alberta legislation expects from them in their role as supervisors.

These documents can be found online at http://work.alberta.ca/occupational-health-safety/13568.html#practices or can be ordered through the OHS Contact Centre at 1-866-415-8690.

From WCB Alberta - Reporting of Infectious Disease Exposures


From ASCHA - Common Terminology document that outlines the mainstream housing types within the seniors' housing industry.

Approved First Aid Training Courses: 

Approved First Aid Training Courses: October 1 to December 31, 2017

Canadian Red Cross First Aid App - http://www.redcross.ca/what-we-do/first-aid-and-cpr/apps/first-aid-app 

Workplace Bullying and Harassment links:

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health website -  the primary vehicle through which the Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace makes free information, tools and resources available to employers and organizations

To access the Government of Alberta's "2011 Handbook of Occupational Hazards and Controls for Personnel in Continuing Care Facilities", click here.

Click here to access the CCOHS website to obtain "WHMIS After GHS Fact Sheets".

My Health and Safety Questions from the Government of Alberta and Work Safe Alberta - for more information, click here.

To access the Government of Alberta Library of Occupational Health and Safety Videos, click here.

To access the Government of Alberta, Human Services Occupational Health and Safety E-learning programs, click here.

Fire Marshal’s Manual

Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

Product Recalls: To access Health Canada's Advisories, Warnings or Recalls, click here.

Best Practice Guideline (For Workplace Health and Safety Standards during Flu Season)

At CCSA, we have found barriers to delivering our message to employees who speak English as a Second Language (ESL). Below is a compilation of resources from the Government of Alberta that can assist employers of ESL workers.

Click here to link to the English Express Newspaper, a 26 year old publication that helps improve reading skills.

Alberta Advanced Education works with a number of different Adult Learning Councils and non-credit learning councils. To learn more, click here.

The University of Alberta offers ESL courses. To learn more, click here.

Temporary Foreign Workers Guides for both employees and employers provide information and resources regarding WCB Alberta continuing care employment standards, workplace health and safety, and other pertinent information.

The Canadian Government offers programs as well. To learn more, click here.

WorkSafe BC offers a number of signs that can aid non-English speaking employees understand health and safety issues. To learn more, click here.

Occupational Health and Safety Act


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