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Health and safety on Alberta farms and ranches

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Changes to Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation reflect Alberta farmers and ranchers. Alberta’s OHS laws only apply to farm and ranch operations that employ waged workers who are not the owner or the owner’s family members. There are some exemptions. See farm and ranch exemptions at the end of this document. A guide to rights and obligations for farmers and workers under Alberta's OHS legislation. Provides information about hazard identification and control, incident reporting and investigations.

If an incident happens on your farm or ranch...

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What to do when an incident happens on your farm or ranch - poster.

What farm and ranch employers need to know

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Employer-specific legal responsibilities for farm or ranch owners who have waged workers* - poster. *Not related to the employer by blood, marriage or adoption, and not in an adult interdependent relationship with employer.

What farm and ranch workers need to know

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Information on OHS rights and responsibilities for waged workers* on a farm or ranch - poster. *Not related to the employer by blood, marriage or adoption, and not in an adult interdependent relationship with employer.