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 Alberta Government Workforce Related News Releases Alberta Government Workforce Related News Releases

Alberta Health and Safety News June 2018
This bulletin will help guide you through the new legislative requirements. Lots of new information and resources included violence and harassment in the workplace and sample templates.

Alberta Government News Release May 28, 2018: New rules mean safer workplace.
New occupational health and safety (OHS) rules will help prevent workplace bullying, harassment and violence, while providing better support for victims.

Alberta Government Health and Safety Bill 30 eNews Special Edition 2018
As you know, last fall the Government of Alberta made important changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. These changes provide Albertans with the same rights that Canadians across the province already had ,and were the first significant updates in decades. On June 1, those changes will come into force.

See ALIGN Collaborations/Stakeholder Initiatives
Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships(AASP) as a Certifying Partner (Road Map To COR).
Bill 17 – Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act
Bill 30 Occupational Health and Safety Act
Foundations of Caregiver Support (FCS)
Healthy Workplace, Wellness and Safety in the Child and Family Services Sector
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
National Standard Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – COR/WCB
Workforce Alliance: Cross Association Workforce Survey

Alberta Government Labour Standards Alberta Government Labour Standards

Alberta's new Employment Standards Code came into effect Jan. 1, 2018. Products and services are available to help employers and employees learn the new rules:

Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training & Labour Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training & Labour

Occupational Health and Safety Teacher Resources Binder, Chapter 7, Psychosocial Hazards Great overview with resources of psychosocial hazards: fatigue and hours of work, technological changes, stress and critical incident stress, bullying, cyber bullying/harassment, workplace violence and abuse, working alone.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Psychosocial Risk Hazards in the Workplace Thirteen psychosocial risk (PSR) factors have been identified by researchers at Simon Fraser University based on extensive research and review of empirical data from national and international best practices.

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Online Courses:
Bullying in the Workplace
Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Violence in the Workplace: Awareness FREE!
Violence in the Workplace: Establish a Prevention Program
Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action
Workplace Violence in the Canadian Federal Jurisdiction:
Health and Safety for Managers and Supervisors (E-course) Managers and supervisors have the front-line responsibility to protect workers and keep the workplace safe. In this online course, learn how to recognize hazards and take effective preventive actions to prevent injuries and foster a safety culture at your workplace

Canadian Red Cross Canadian Red Cross

Respect in the Workplace Learn to spot and understand workplace bullying, harassing and discriminating behaviours in yourself and in your colleagues. Respect in the Workplace equips you to eliminate these harmful behaviours in a mutually-respectful, self-empowering way that helps to build a more positive team and a safer, healthier workplace.

Ten Steps to Creating Safe Environments for Organizations and Communities Ten Steps is a straightforward risk management course to help businesses, organizations and communities to prevent violence, abuse and bullying. Learn to customize a concrete action plan to prevent and respond proactively to these threats.

Child Welfare Information Gateway Child Welfare Information Gateway

Cultural Competence
Resources to help workers, agencies, and systems better understand and enhance their cultural competence. Includes information on working with children, youth, and families; disproportional representation of minority groups in the child welfare system; culturally competent services; training for child welfare staff; and the specific role of cultural competence in child maltreatment, out-of-home care, and adoption.

Creative Spirits Creative Spirits

Bullying & Lateral Violence
Almost every youth has experienced violence from their peers—called lateral violence. Read how a life-time of oppression affects Aboriginal people.

Denver Foundation Denver Foundation

Inclusive Project
The Denver Foundation's the Inclusiveness Project:A publication for nonprofits and funders.
Free tool to define inclusiveness and its benefits. The publication is also designed to assist organizations in preparing to do inclusiveness work; specifically, in understanding how to "Make the Case" for doing inclusiveness work within their own organization. It also includes highlights of research from the various reports the foundation has issued, as well as sector-wide data about inclusiveness. 

Excel Academy Excel Academy

Abuse Awareness, Protocols & Prevention Online Course
This hybrid support worker course combines online work and selected readings and is dedicated to creating a zero tolerance agency culture with respect to abuse issues. The comprehensive training reviews both the mandatory abuse reporting in Provincial Legislation – “Protection of Persons In Care Act” as well as the “Abuse Prevention and Response Protocols” presented by the Provincial Board, Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Practical participation involving exercises, case scenarios and role playing will provide realistic situations that require participants to problem solve a variety of abuse issue situations

First Reference First Reference

Workplace violence and harassment prevention: A practical guide for employers $29.95 Develop a workplace violence and harassment program with our recently reviewed guide!No matter what size your organization is or which province you (or your workers) are in, the trusted First Reference Best Practice Guide, Workplace violence and harassment prevention, will show you how to develop an effective and legally compliant workplace violence and harassment prevention program.

Not Your Baby App Not Your Baby App

Not Your Baby is a mobile app to help people deal with sexual harassment at work, school, transit, home or in public spaces. It’s a “sexual harassment response generator”. Once installed, the app allows users to input where they are and who’s harassing them – such as a boss, coworker, family member or fellow student. A possible response is generated “in the moment”, based on the input of people who’ve shared what they’ve done to deal with similar instances of harassment iphone and itunes or android

Public Learning Safety Health Public Learning Safety Health

Workplace Bullying and Domestic Violence Webinar “Catch it early” is the theme of this webinar on workplace bullying and harassment

Respect In The Workplace Respect In The Workplace

Respect in the Workplace Program Respect in the Workplace (RIW) was developed to provide organizations with a bilingual and cost-effective harassment, bullying and discrimination solution for adult relationships.

Syntrio Syntrio

Discrimination Online Training Related to Discrimination and Harassment Prevention
Intended to promote lawful employment practices and foster a more respectful work environment

Temporary Foreign Workers Workshops Temporary Foreign Workers Workshops

Aim is to provide workplace health and safety information for Temporary Foreign Workers and other New to Alberta Workers

If your organization works with temporary foreign workers, immigrants or refugees, you can book a free-of-charge workshop to meet their information and educational needs regarding safe and healthy workplaces. The 1.5 - 3 hour program, is available province-wide and can be delivered in a variety of languages, free-of-charge.