How to Work Safely and Stay Healthy

Advice to Give Your Health Professionals

Back Care & Lifting

Biological Hazards – Bacteria, Viruses and Other Hazards

Chemical Hazards – Gases, Liquids and Dusts


Fire and Explosion Hazards


Personal Protective Equipment

Physical Hazards – Noise, Radiation, Temperature Extremes

Practices and Procedures to Improve Safety

Safety Hazards – Equipment Operation, Workplace Conditions

Understanding Health Effects

Government of Alberta, Alberta Labour materials above may be used, reproduced, stored or transmitted for non-commercial purposes. Download them online. For printed copies, call the Occupational Health and Safety Contact Centre at 1‑866‑415‑8690 (toll free in Alberta) or by email.

The source of the materials must be acknowledged when publishing or issuing it to others. They are not to be used, reproduced, stored or transmitted for commercial purposes without written permission from Alberta Labour.

All materials are to be used for information purposes only and no warranty express or implied is given as to the accuracy or the timeliness of the material presented. In case of any inconsistency between the above materials and the Occupational Health and Safety legislation, the legislation takes precedence.

Order quantity is limited to 100 per organization for every three-month period.

Modified: 2017-01-10
PID: 13568

Contact OHS

1-866-415-8690 (toll-free)
780-415-8690 (Edmonton)

TTY: 780-427-9999 (Edmonton)
TTY: 1-800-232-7215

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Related information

OHS Laws