Industry Updates

The CCSA wants to ensure its members are always up-to-date on what is happening in the continuing care and senior supportive living industries.

Slave Lake - Bill 30 Presentation by WCB

November 15, 2018

Attention all members in or around Slave Lake!  WCB will be providing a Bill 30 presentation from 6-8 pm in Slave Lake on Nov 22 (next Thursday), at the Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre.

Learn about the legislative changes from Bill 30 that take effect throughout 2018. Understand your responsibilities regarding the new legislation on obligation to reinstate injured workers and continuing coverage under your health benefit plan.

Registration is through the Slave Lake & District Chamber of Commerce at town@slavelake.ca

Impairment prevention policy and procedures template

November 1, 2018

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, addresses obligations for work site parties, including workers, supervisors, and employers. While current legislation does not address impairment specifically, if impairment is identified as a hazard or creates an unsafe work situation; the employer, supervisor, workers and other work site parties have the obligation to ensure that it does not adversely affect health and safety on a work site. 

The Alberta Government has responded to questions about impairment in the workplace with an information sheet and Impairment prevention policy and procedures template.  

Impairment in the workplace: OHS information for workers and employers

Impairment prevention policy and procedures template

ATTENTION Auditors attending the Edmonton Auditor Refresher Training

October 31, 2018

There has been some confusion about the new location of the AMTA training facility where CCSA is holding our sessions.  

The address is Alberta Motor Transport Association (AMTA) | 3599 56 Ave East, Edmonton International Airport | Edmonton, AB T9E 0V4. 

Click here to view a map to the building.

Seniors left out of cannabis public health information push

October 22, 2018
CBC News - Nicole Ireland

Throughout months of public awareness efforts leading up to the legalization of pot, Canadians have heard a lot about the potential health risks to youth, pregnant women and people who might be prone to mental illness.

But one group that was hungry for information about how cannabis might affect them, but found very little, was Canadians over age 65.

Read the full article from CBC News...