Employer-specific information such as the Employer’s OHS guide, Selecting an OHS consultant, and more.

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Guide to OHS: Employers

Introduces OHS legislation with a focus on what employers need to do to comply with the law. Available in print as a 5.5" x 8.5" booklet.

For the most current version of this publication, please download the PDF below. You may also order an earlier version of this publication in print format, using the “Order Resource” button below.

UPDATED: March 2024

Occupational health and safety starter kit

This kit is designed to help employers with small or medium-sized businesses develop a health and safety program from the ground up, or strengthen their existing health and safety program, culture and performance. Gives information about some key health and safety requirements that apply broadly across all industries.

UPDATED: March 2024

Occupational health and safety starter kit: template package

Templates and sample forms from the 'Occupational health and safety starter kit' in MS Word format so you can adapt them to your organization's needs.

UPDATED: May 2023

What to expect in an OHS inspection: information for employers

What employers can expect when Alberta Occupational Health and Safety officers do inspections at work sites. Includes why and when officers show up, how officers gather information, and how they document their interactions, observations and findings.

UPDATED: April 2022

Employers' rights

Summarizes key rights of employers in relation to Alberta OHS regulatory compliance.

PUBLISHED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety and the non-profit sector

This resource provides information for non-profit organizations regarding their responsibilities under Alberta’s OHS legislation.

UPDATED: August 2022

Report workplace health and safety incidents

A poster describing how to report workplace health and safety incidents to Alberta OHS. Size 11x 17".

UPDATED: March 2024

Understanding Indigenous Workers’ Occupational Health and Safety Needs: Tips for Employers

An overview of how employers can support the often unique OHS needs of Indigenous workers through awareness, education and training. Size 8.5" x 11", two-sided.

PUBLISHED: August 2019

OHS training scams and high-pressure sales tactics

This resource is intended to help employers and workers recognize and protect themselves from scams and high-pressure sales tactics by unscrupulous occupational health and safety (OHS) training providers.

UPDATED: February 2024

Tips on selecting an OHS consultant

Tip sheet for employers when considering hiring an occupational health and safety consultant.

UPDATED: December 2023

Occupational hygiene reports: requirements and tips

Describes what Alberta OHS expects to see in an occupational hygiene report. The bulletin also addresses competency requirements and necessary qualifications.

UPDATED: June 2024