***Changes to occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below has not been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the OHS changes, visit OHS changes.***
This guide is a resource for anyone working in Alberta's health care industry. It addresses some of the basic provincially legislated requirements of employers and workers. It also provides at-aglance information about some common health and safety issues people working in health care should know — and think about — every day on the job.
Developed to assist physicians and their staff, as employers and as workers, to understand and maintain compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code to ensure the health and safety of themselves, their co-workers and their employees.
This document focuses on hazards and controls for administrative workers in healthcare organizations. It may be useful for administrative workers in healthcare facilities as well as those in doctor's offices or community clinics