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ARPA Labour Market Project
Alberta Recreation and Parks Association, in collaboration with several of their partners have been leading a sector led project on the Alberta recreation and parks industry. The Alberta Recreation and Parks Industry Labour Market Project was conducted to position the recreation and parks industry in assisting stakeholders in their development and conducting industry based human resource plans and decisions to ensure employee skills are being met and maintained.
Please utilize the information presented in the project to improve your human resource capacity and achieve better staff recruitment, retention and succession planning practices specific to your respective organization type and size. For more information, click here.
Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
ABSA has published the AB-538 - Integrity Management System Requirements for Mechanical Refrigeration Systems Containing Ammonia.
The Administrator for pressure equipment in the Province of Alberta has also published the supporting Enabling Information Bulletin. Both documents are linked below for your convenience and can be found at www.absa.ca. This document details the mandatory requirements for ammonia refrigeration systems in Alberta and is applicable to all recreational facilities, rinks, arenas etc that use ammonia as the refrigerant. If you have any questions regarding the document, please contact your local ABSA Safety Codes Officer.
Public Aquatic Safety Standard February 2020
Notice to AARFP Members - Bylaw Motion Change
Section 3 and article #3 states: "The Associate Representative shall be elected on an annual basis by a simple majority of the Associate members. This representative shall be ratified by the membership at the Annual General Meeting as provided for in these Bylaws and will carry one (1) vote only on the Board of Directors."
The Board will put forward the motion to change that clause to read: "The Associate Representative shall be elected at the Annual Trade Show by simple majority of the Associate membership present and they shall hold office for a period of two (2) years or until a successor is duly elected or appointed. This representative shall be ratified by the membership at the Annual General Meeting as provided for in these Bylaws and will carry one (1) vote only on the Board of Directors."
Ammonia Training Through ABSA
Anti-Entrapment Compliance Plan
Due to the complexity and specialized knowledge needed to assess the equipment required for anti-entrapment, the owner or their agent may contract the services of a suitable professional or professional engineer to complete the anti-entrapment documentation. Documentation provided by the service professional and/or engineer should be included with the anti-entrapment plan.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss please contact the following:
Toxic Gas Safety Guidelines for Municipal Arena Operations in Alberta
Leisure Lines Member Newsletter
AARFP publishes a quarterly newsletter, Leisure Lines. This is a great publication that helps keep our members informed on the latest technologies and innovations in the industry. Along with archives of previous issues, the Summer 2020 issue is now available to our members.
All current members with a valid email address on file at the RFP Office will be notified by email that it has been posted on the homepage. If you have not received an email advising you of this, and you are a current member of RFP, please contact the office at email@example.com so we can update your email address in our database to ensure you will not miss any upcoming notices.
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