Alberta Regulation 210/2000 Occupational Health and Safety Act GENERAL SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION Filed: October 4, 2000 Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 376/2000) on October 4, 2000 pursuant to section 31 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. 1 The General Safety Regulation (AR 448/83) is amended by this Regulation. 2 The following is added after section 14: Working Alone 14.1(1) In this section, "to work alone" means to work alone at a work site in circumstances where assistance is not readily available in the event of an injury, illness or emergency. (2) When a worker is required to work alone, the employer shall (a) first conduct a hazard assessment to identify existing or potential hazards arising from the conditions and circumstances of the worker's work, and (b) establish an effective means of communication between the worker and persons capable of responding to the worker's needs. (3) For the purposes of subsection (2)(b), "effective means of communication" means radio, telephone or other electronic communication device. (4) Notwithstanding subsection (2)(b), if an effective means of communication is not practicable or readily available at the work site, the employer shall (a) visit the worker, or (b) ensure the worker contacts the employer at intervals of time appropriate to the nature of the hazards associated with the worker's work. (5) In addition to conducting a hazard assessment under subsection (2)(a), the employer shall conduct further hazard assessments at intervals of time appropriate to the conditions and circumstances of the worker's work. (6) The employer shall take all reasonable steps (a) to eliminate any hazard identified during a hazard assessment, or (b) to control any hazard identified during a hazard assessment if it is not reasonably practicable to eliminate the hazard. (7) If practicable, the employer shall have the workers affected by a hazard assessment participate (a) in conducting the hazard assessment, and (b) in the elimination or control of any hazard identified during the hazard assessment. (8) A hazard assessment must be in writing and be communicated to all workers affected by the assessment. 3 If a worker is required to work alone immediately before this Regulation comes into force, the employer shall conduct a hazard assessment under section 14.1(2) of the General Safety Regulation (AR 448/83) within 90 days of the coming into force of this Regulation and shall conduct further hazard assessments after that date in accordance with section 14.1(5) of the General Safety Regulation (AR 448/83). ------------------------------ Alberta Regulation 211/2000 Municipal Government Act CENTRAL ALBERTA REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT COMMISSION REGULATION Filed: October 4, 2000 Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 385/2000) on October 4, 2000 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. Table of Contents Establishment 1 Members 2 Services 3 Operating deficits 4 Sale of property 5 Profit and surplus 6 Conditions 7 Establishment 1 A regional services commission known as the "Central Alberta Regional Waste Management Commission" is established. Members 2 The following municipalities are members of the Commission: (a) Red Deer County; (b) Town of Innisfail; (c) Town of Bowden; (d) Town of Penhold; (e) Village of Elnora; (f) Village of Delburne. Services 3 The Commission is authorized to provide solid waste management services. Operating deficits 4 The Commission may not assume operating deficits that are shown on the books of any of the member municipalities. Sale of property 5(1) The Commission may dispose of any property whose acquisition was funded wholly or partly by grants from the Government of Alberta only with the prior written approval of the Minister. (2) The Minister may not approve a disposal under subsection (1) unless satisfied (a) as to the repayment of grants from the Government of Alberta and outstanding debt to the Government associated with the property to be disposed of, (b) that the disposal will not have a significant adverse effect on the services the Commission provides, and (c) that the disposal will be properly reflected in the rates subsequently charged to the Commission's customers. Profit and surplus 6 Except with the prior written approval of the Minister, the Commission must not (a) operate for the purpose of making a profit, or (b) distribute any of its surplus to its member municipalities. Conditions 7 The Minister may make an approval under section 5 or 6 subject to any terms or conditions considered appropriate. ------------------------------ Alberta Regulation 212/2000 Municipal Government Act EVERGREEN REGIONAL WASTE MANAGEMENT SERVICES COMMISSION AMENDMENT REGULATION Filed: October 4, 2000 Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 386/2000) on October 4, 2000 pursuant to section 602.02 of the Municipal Government Act. 1 The Evergreen Regional Waste Management Services Commission Regulation (AR 31/2000) is amended by this Regulation. 2 Section 2(g) is repealed. ------------------------------ Alberta Regulation 213/2000 Municipal Government Act EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT VICINITY PROTECTION AREA AMENDMENT REGULATION Filed: October 4, 2000 Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 387/2000) on October 4, 2000 pursuant to section 693 of the Municipal Government Act. 1 The Edmonton International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation (AR 63/81) is amended by this Regulation. 2 Schedule C is amended in Table 1 under the heading "AIRPORT URBAN USES (A-U)" under the sub-heading "3. Commercial Uses" by adding the following after the item dealing with Financial Institutions: Gaming Establishments P C2 C2 NA NA Alberta Regulation 214/2000 Agriculture Financial Services Act AGRICULTURE FINANCIAL SERVICES AMENDMENT REGULATION, 2000 (No. 3) Filed: October 6, 2000 Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 390/2000) on October 6, 2000 pursuant to section 53 of the Agriculture Financial Services Act. 1 The Agriculture Financial Services Regulation (AR 174/94) is amended by this Regulation. 2 The following is added after section 49.2 Advance compensation payments 49.21 Notwithstanding anything in this regulation, the Corporation may make advance compensation payments under the Program with respect to a claim year, subject to the following: (a) the applicant must submit a preliminary application that is in a form and contains the information required by the Corporation; (b) the applicant must undertake to report income for the claim year, and must actually report such income, by filing the appropriate Federal and Alberta tax returns; (c) the applicant must still submit an application for the claim year as required by section 49.5; (d) on receiving an application under section 49.5 the Corporation shall, in determining the amount of the compensation the applicant is eligible to receive with respect to the claim year, deduct the amount of all advance payments made to the applicant under this section.