Please review the applicable HSE Updates.
- RAE COVID Protocols:
- RAE is committed to following the health guidelines as set out by provincial health authorities and the municipalities where RAE does business.
- HSE Manual 2022 Knowledge Check: All RAE employees and contractors must complete the HSE Manual Knowledge Check with a minimum 80% pass rate
- Company Safety Meeting Presentation: due this Fri 11 March 2022
- If you have not already done so, please review the attached Company Safety Meeting and Employee training presentation and indicate that you have done so by replying to the email.
- Even if you miss the deadline for meeting attendance, you are still required to review the Safety Meeting presentation(s) and indicate you have done so as they contain valuable training information.
- March H&S Bulletin: Answer due by 8am Friday 25 March 2022
- Submit your response for the Health and Safety Bulletin for a chance to win $25
- Health and Safety Committee:
- If you can’t join the HSC meetings, you can participate by providing feedback, questions, or concerns as well as by reading and acknowledging the minutes. Please submit feedback prior to the next meeting so it can be brought forward.
- Next Meeting: Friday 25 March 2022 at 1pm via Teams
- Mandatory PPGs: Stats are gathered at the beginning of each month for the previous month
- Ensure all mandatory PPGs have been reviewed and marked as “Read”. These are mandatory for all staff.
- The 2022 Health, Safety, and Environment Manual was issued in late January. Please be sure you review it and mark it as “Read” in RFR
- If you do not know how to see which PPG(s) you are missing, contact your supervisor or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive instructions on how to check.
- Hazard Reporting: Due by end of each month
- Once a month, submit at least 1 hazard ID, incident, accident, or near miss to email@example.com to demonstrate your commitment to thinking about safety
- Non-work-related incidents count as well, just indicate that it was not work-related in the subject.
- Safety Rewards Program: Where your commitment to RAE’s Safety Culture is rewarded!
- We now have a more simplified program where you can participate by recognizing your safety conscious co-workers through Peer Recognition cards as well as preparing a safety presentation (details in the January Company Safety Meeting presentation)
- Peer Recognitions: Due by Company Safety Meeting each month
- Fillable pdf cards can be found on eSynergy, doc 00.182.678
- COVID-19 information for Albertans: https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx#p22780s6Alberta’s
- Easing of COVID Measures: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-public-health-actions.aspx
- Alberta entered Step 2 on March 1. The following changes came into effect at that time.
- Any remaining school requirements removed (for example: Kindergarten to grade 6 cohorting).
- Youth screening activities for entertainment and sport activities removed.
- Capacity on all large venues and entertainment venues lifted.
- Restrictions lifted on interactive activities, table limits, liquor sales and closing times for bars, restaurants and other food serving businesses.
- Indoor and outdoor social gathering limits lifted, including for all wedding and funeral events.
- Mandatory work-from-home requirements lifted.
- Provincial mask mandate lifted except:
- on municipal and intra-provincial public transit for Albertans 13 and older
- at AHS-operated and contracted facilities, and all continuing care settings
- Isolation and quarantine are still required for those experiencing symptoms or who have tested positive. Visit https://www.alberta.ca/isolation.aspx for details.
- NB: Some businesses or municipalities may still enforce masking or lowered capacities to reduce the risk for residents, staff, and clients.
- OHS has issued OHS eNews - March 2022 , highlights include:
- WHMIS for Alberta Workers, see attached: WHMIS 2015 Information for Workers
- Know Your Worker Rights, see attached: Know Your Worker Rights
- Know Your Responsibilities as a Worker, see attached: Know Your Worker Responsibilities
- Incident Reporting and Investigations, see attached: Incident Reporting and Investigation
Energy Safety Canada (ESC)
- ESC has released a safety alert where a worker was seriously injured after being hit in the face with a falling pipe casing. Visit the website or see attached for details: Dropped Casing Pipe Strikes Worker