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Are Students and Volunteers Workers?

LI022
This fact sheet provides information on the conditions under which the Occupational Health and Safety Act applies to volunteers and students

Health and Safety Committee/ Health and Safety Representative Training Program

LI054
HSCs and HS representatives help ensure fundamental workers’ rights to know and to participate. For the HSC/HS representatives to effectively fulfill their duties and responsibilities outlined in the legislation, they must receive specific training on their respective roles.

Occupational health and safety & the non-profit sector, what you should know

LI053
OHS considers non-profit organizations employers because they engage a worker and/or a volunteer to do an activity.

Occupational health and safety (OHS) guide for firefighting

FEX003
This bulletin describes the minimum standards to which a fire service must comply under occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation.

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system (IRS)

LI051
The core of IRS is that workers and employers, are responsible for health and safety at the work site. It is about everyone’s personal responsibility and inspires everyone to participate in OHS, even when no one is looking

Participation in health and safety for small business owners and workers

LI055
The right to participate ensures workers have the right to be involved in health and safety discussions that affect them and is the basis of the internal responsibility system (IRS). The IRS provides the foundation for Alberta’s OHS legislation and requires that everyone contribute to health and safety in the workplace.