Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

fire hazard area. fire hazard area subject to Part II of the Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, high pressure boiler means a boiler in which steam, gas or vapour is generated at more than one atmosphere of pressure or a boiler containing liquid that has a working pressure exceeding 1,100 kPa or an operating

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) | NC DOL

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) A coronavirus is named for the crown-like spikes on its surface that are apparent when the virus is viewed under extreme magnification. Human coronaviruses were first identified in the mid-1960s.

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WorkSafeBC

Where all the exclusion criteria are met, an employer through consultation with a worker, worker health and safety representative, or joint committee may make a determination that the space is not a confined space for purposes of Part 9 of the Regulation, and document that decision.The employer is expected to have suitable knowledge and expertise in confined space identification and assessment

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning - Occupational Safety and Health

CO is a common industrial hazard resulting from the incomplete burning of material containing carbon such as natural gas, gasoline, kerosene, oil, propane, coal, or wood. Forges, blast furnaces and coke ovens produce CO, but one of the most common sources of exposure in the workplace is the internal combustion engine. How does CO harm you?

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Legionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever

Legionnaires disease has also been linked to grocery store ultrasonic produce misters and dental water lines, which are now recognized as water sources commonly contaminated with high microbial concentrations, including Legionella. 10,11. Design Considerations. Design cold water tanks to reduce storage time to a day or less.

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Preventing Occupational Fatalities in Confined Spaces (86

On October 4, 1984, two workers (26 and 27 years old) were overcome by gas vapors and drowned after rescuing a third worker from a fracturing tank at a natural gas well. The tank contained a mixture of mud, water, and natural gas. The first worker had been attempting to

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5 NOISE SOURCES - WHO

Noise is therefore a common occupational hazard in a large number of workplaces such as the iron and steel industry, foundries, saw mills, textile mills, airports and aircraft maintenance shops, crushing mills, among many others. In many countries, noise-induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent occupational diseases.

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THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT 2005

Boiler and Machinery Inspectors Board 33. Registration of machinery and boiler inspectors PART IV Precautions with regard to explosive or flammable dust, gas, vapour or substance 70. Dangerous fumes and lack of oxygen 71. Corrosive substances 72. Gas plants bodily injury includes any disease or any impairment of a persons

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2010 Standard Occupational Classification System

Jun 20, 2018 · Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative

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2018 Standard Occupational Classification System

Apr 17, 2020 · Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.

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