Health and Safety Information

Joint Utility Safety Team (JUST)

In 2006, Alberta’s electric utilities and the Alberta Government formed the Joint Utility Safety Team (JUST) to help address the common safety issue of contact with power lines. Through ongoing safety awareness and industry education, including the “WHERE’S THE LINE?” campaign, JUST is committed to helping foster a long-term “culture of power line safety” in Alberta.

 

The Canada Safety Council

The CSC is an independent, knowledge-based, charitable organization dedicated to the cause of safety. As Canada’s voice and resource for safety, they provide national leadership in safety through information, education and collaboration.

 

New and Young Workers

Government of Alberta – Employment and Immigration

This site contains workplace health and safety information for new and young workers including rights and responsibilities, awareness campaigns and how to identify hazards.

 

Heads Up Alberta

A Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta program promoting workplace safety to youth by engaging them in contests, producing videos, posters and other media content and interacting with young workers on their blog and through social media.

 

Young Workers Zone

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Health and safety resources to help young people be prepared when entering the workforce.

 

My Safe Work

Articles and information to help keep youth safe and healthy at work.

 

Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta

Covers information you will need if you are injured at work such as how to report an injury and file claims, modified work options and what assistance workers compensation provides.

 

Workplace Health and Safety

Government of Alberta – Employment and Immigration

Resource for Alberta workplace health and safety related information.

 

Occupational Health and Safety Legislation

Government of Alberta – Employment and Immigration

Link to The Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code.

 

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Resource for Canadian workplace health and safety related information.

 

Parachute Canada

National charitable organization dedicated to changing how Canadians think about and prevent serious injuries – including from falls, motor vehicle collisions, poisonings and sports and recreational activities – through a variety of campaigns and programs.

 

Child Safe Canada

Child Safe Canada is a premier provider of child and adult safety education offering a variety of safety awareness information and training to students through private, school, and community-based programs.

 

ALBERTA ONLY

Workplace Health and Safety Contact Centre (24 hours)

Call to report an incident or an immediately dangerous situation, file a complaint or ask an expert regarding information on workplace health and safety.

1-866-415-8690

Career Research

Alberta Learning information Service (ALIS)

Alberta Careers, Learning and Government of Alberta

For information on career planning and job seeking, go ask Alis. Alis is a Government of Alberta website containing an abundance of tools to help you decide and plan for post-secondary schooling/training and entering the workforce.

 

CAREERS: The Next Generation

CAREERS matches Alberta students to employers through internships, camps, workshops and mentoring.

 

Tradesecrets

Government of Alberta

Information and resources on apprenticeships and industry training for trades in Alberta.

 

Youth Employment Program

Calgary Construction Association

A program from Calgary Construction Association and Alberta Employment and Immigration to help youths aged 16- 24 learn about careers in construction, while gaining skills and experience.

 

Alberta Post-Secondary Education Information

Government of Alberta

A handy database of post-secondary institutions and the courses they offer allows you to search which courses are available, where they can be taken, any prerequisites and the credentials you would earn.

 

Alberta Occupational Profiles

Government of Alberta

Find information on over 500 occupations to help make career and education plans. The site defines the occupation’s typical duties, working conditions, salaries, advancement opportunities, career paths, as well as personal characteristics needed and educational qualifications.

 

Certification and Registration Requirements for Employment in Alberta

Government of Alberta

Details the certification and registration requirements for all regulated professions in Alberta; for example some positions in real estate, health services and education.

 

Wages and Salaries in Alberta

Government of Alberta

Provides wage and salary information for more than 400 occupations in Alberta.

 

Alberta’s Top 50 Employers

These are the winners of the annual competition for exceptional places to work in Alberta based on 8 criteria: Physical Workplace; Work Atmosphere & Social; Health, Financial & Family Benefits; Vacation & Time Off; Employee Communications; Performance Management; Training & Skills Development; and Community Involvement.

 

Alberta Career Information Hotline

Government of Alberta

Call Monday to Friday 8:15am – 4:30pm for information and advice on career planning, occupation descriptions, education options and job search skills.

1-800-661-3753

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