***This resource is current to March 2017. For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***
A pocket-sized OHS resource for Alberta's health care industry. Addresses some basic legislated requirements for employers and workers, and provides at-a-glance information about some common health and safety issues.
***This resource is not yet updated with the current legislation. For information on the latest requirements, visit OHS legislation changes.***
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.
Discusses some potential causes and common signs of impairment. Provides examples of how employer, supervisor and worker general duty requirements under the OHS Act apply to impairment, and some related best practices.
Provides direction for OHS and ES enforcement staff, particularly those who interact with Albertans and Alberta businesses, with a consistent set of expectations to uphold public trust and provide the highest level of quality service. Please call 1-866-415-8690 if you have a question, suggestion or concern regarding enforcement staff.