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OHS Code Explanation Guide

LI001
The purpose of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code Explanation Guide is to explain the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code 2018, in plain, easy‐to‐understand language. It presents information that helps clarify the intent or application of each rule or section of the OHS Code. In some cases extensive background information is presented so that readers have a better appreciation of the subject material. Readers making use of this guide are reminded that it has no legislative sanction. The OHS Code should be consulted for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law.

OHS program templates and samples

LI042TMP
This resource includes templates and samples for employer use. Templates and samples included in this resource are Health and safety policy (sample), Emergency response plan template/sample, multiple employers or self-employed persons at the work site template/sample and worker orientation record template/sample.

OHS Ticketable Provisions

CI004
List of ticketable offences and fine amounts.

Radiation Protection Regulation Amended in 2013 Highlights

LI032
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

The Radiation Protection Amendment Regulation came into effect on July 25, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation. Only minor changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation were proposed at this time.

Reasonably Practicable

LI015-1
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

Explanation of what "reasonably practicable" means in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. what a worker, employer, supplier, and contractor should know about this subject. What are the legal requirements in regards to this subject?

Reporting and Investigating OHS incidents at a mine or mine site

LI016-2
This resource addresses the process for workers, employers and prime contractors to follow when reporting and investigating an occupational health and safety incident at a mine or mine site.