Occupational health and safety

Keyera Energy (2005)

Case Study

Keyera Energy’s Capability Development System addresses industry-related training, and a variety of other workplace skills, including communication, computer literacy, and interpersonal relations.

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2014-01-23

E-Learning for the Workplace: Creating Canada's Lifelong Learners – NorskeCanada (2001)

NorskeCanada, one of the largest groundwood paper companies in North America, uses workplace learning to increase efficiency, improve safety performance, and extend the working life of its machinery.

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2013-08-02

ESI: Essential Skills Investigation – Episode 3 [Video – 21:02] (2007)

This video uses the style and atmosphere of a television crime drama to deliver a message about the importance of Essential Skills in learning, work, and life.

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2013-05-15

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector – Self-Directed (2012)

This document is part of a resource package prepared by Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) to help staff members deliver safety training in the construction sector to workers whose first language is not English. Specifically, this guide is aimed at smaller organizations that may not be able to hire a workshop trainer.

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2013-05-13

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector – Participant Workbook (2012)

This document is part of a set of resources designed for staff members who deliver safety training to workers whose first language is not English. This workbook and the accompanying facilitator’s guide can be used to deliver either one or two three-hour train-the-trainer workshops.

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2013-05-06

Giving Safety Talks: A guide for the construction sector - Facilitator Guide (2012)

This facilitator’s guide is part of a resource package prepared by Alberta Workforce Essential Skills (AWES) for use with workers whose first language is not English. This guide and the accompanying participant workbook can be used to deliver either one or two three-hour train-the-trainer workshops. A self-directed guide is also available and would be useful for smaller organizations that may not be able to hire a workshop trainer.

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2013-04-23

Analyzing the Language Demands of Food Counter Attendants (2010)

Excerpts from the Final Report of the Occupational English Language Requirements for Food Counter Attendants Project

This report is housed on the Hammond & Associates website, at http://www.hammondassociatesinc.com.

The report describes a research study carried out on behalf of Alberta Employment and Immigration in 2010 with the goal of analyzing the English language demands of food counter attendants, and describing these requirements as a range of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) levels for reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

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2013-01-28

Essential Skills Training: The Foundation of Workplace Health & Safety - Case Study [Multiple Videos] (2012)

Using a combination of text and short videos, this resource shows how Essential Skills training helped to improve health and safety performance at two Canadian companies.

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2012-11-14

Workplace Emergency Planning for Workers with Disabilities: A Handbook for Employers and Workers (2012)

This handbook has been designed to promote safety in the workplace for people with disabilities and to prevent injury or death; to educate employers and workers about the needs of people with disabilities in the workplace; and to provide employers and workers with practical solutions and strategies they can use in their emergency planning.

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2012-10-12

Being Safe at Work (2011)

Workplace Health & Safety Guidebook in Plain Language

The authors of this guide, written in clear language, discuss Manitoba’s workplace safety laws and explain the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers with regard to maintaining a safe work environment.

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2011-06-17

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