K-12 school re-entry

To support re-opening of schools, OHS inspections will primarily focus on pandemic management.

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COVID-19 Incidents reporting to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety

COVID19-19
Guidelines for reporting to OHS with respect to COVID-19 exposure in the workplace.

Guide to occupational health and safety: Employer

LI009
Explains the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to employers, and addresses the employer's role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.

Guide to occupational health and safety: Worker

LI008
Explains the Occupational Health and Safety Act as it applies to workers, and addresses the worker's role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.

Hazard assessment and control - webinar

VID012
This recorded webinar provides employers, supervisors and workers with information about hazard assessments and controls. Topics include: why do a hazard assessment types of hazard assessments the formal hazard assessment.

Hazard Assessment and Control: a handbook for Alberta employers and workers

BP018
How to carry out hazard assessments and control workplace hazards to meet legislated requirements.

Health and safety committee and representatives - webinar

VID001
This information session provides an overview of the new requirements for joint work site health and safety committees (HSC) and health and safety representatives (HS representatives). New requirements comes into effect on January 31, 2020. OHS staff will answer questions throughout the webinar.
Topics will include:
•the new requirements for HSCs and HS representatives
•establishing an HSC or HS representative
•training requirements for HSCs and HS representatives
•where to find additional information

Health and safety committees and representatives

LI060
Basic information about joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety (HS) representative requirements at Alberta work sites.

Internal responsibility system - webinar

VID008
This webinar provides basic information about the internal responsibility system (IRS) – the basis of Alberta’s OHS Act, Regulation and Code. Topics include: key components of an effective IRS the appropriate action to ensure compliance the balance between duties and control worksite parties and their responsibilities as identified in the act.

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

LI051
Explains how the internal responsibility system works as the basis of Alberta's OHS legislation.

Occupational health and safety guidance for workers during a pandemic

COVID19-14
Gives workers high level information about OHS legislation as well as their key rights and responsibilities. Also provides links to OHS bulletins as well as the alberta.ca COVID and Biz Connect web pages.

Occupational health and safety starter kit

BP035
This starter kit provides information and tools to help employers know and understand some of the basic requirements of Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. It is designed to help employers who need to develop an OHS program from the ground up. It may also benefit those looking to grow and improve upon their existing health and safety program, culture and performance. This kit includes templates and sample forms that are also available in MS Word format (search BP035TMP or see Related resources on the starter kit's product page).

Operating during a pandemic - webinar

VID011
This recorded webinar video covers the following topics: responsibilities for employers, supervisors, and workers workers' rights hazard assessment and control musculoskeletal disorders (musculoskeletal injuries) mental health.

Respiratory viruses and the workplace

BH022
Respiratory viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses, can cause common colds, seasonal flu and public health outbreaks. This bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace.

Respiratory viruses and the workplace – webinar

VID010
This recorded webinar gives employers, supervisors and workers information about minimizing risk from respiratory viruses in the workplace.