November 25, 2020
Coiled Tubing Operations Industry Recommended Practice (IRP) ensures guidelines for coiled tubing are in place and readily available for all personnel involved in the development, planning, and completion of coiled tubing operations.
November 23, 2020
Important safety resources related winter slips, trips and falls.
October 19, 2020
Bill C-65 - the Workplace Harassment and Violence Regulations, will come into force, along with the accompanying code provision, on January 1, 2021.
October 13, 2020
Shortly after a fuel leak on a semi-trailer truck was repaired at a dealership, the driver noticed it was leaking again. While en route to the dealership to get it fixed, the driver was unaware that fuel was leaking on the exhaust manifold. The driver was overcome as the A/C system pumped carbon monoxide from the burning fuel into the cabin and struck a parked car in the dealership parking lot.
October 5, 2020
During the winter months, nearly one-third of all work-related crashes result in lost time and injury. In oil and gas, driving injuries are the fifth most common type of WCB claim across all western provinces, and the number one work-related fatality.
September 30, 2020
Two workers were removing an alignment bolt from an out-of-service pumpjack horse head at a storage yard. The horse head was connected to the walking beam and situated in an upright position, therefore containing stored energy. “Worker A” was positioned under the walking beam. When “Worker B” began removing the alignment bolt, the walking beam collapsed, crushing and fatally injuring “Worker A”.
September 25, 2020
Dangerous-Tree-Control-Guideline-DRAFT.pdf Hazard-Identification,-Assessment-and-Control-Dangerous-Trees-DRAFT.pdf Falling-Plan-Checklist-DRAFT.pdf
September 24, 2020
Energy Safety Canada is seeking industry feedback on its draft publication, Supervisor Competency: How to Build and Use a Supervisor Competency Program.
Draft-Supervisor-Competency-How-to-Guideline-Sept-2020.pdf Competency-Verification-Template.docx Development-Plan-Template.docx Vision-Statement-Template.docx
September 15, 2020
Regardless of the economic environment, employers require a workforce that is educated, skilled and productive. Funding for training is available through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, which helps Alberta employers develop workers with in-demand skills for our labour market.