New or revised resources, including 'Respiratory viruses and the workplace', 'Right to refuse dangerous work', 'Health and safety committees and representatives', 'Working in winter' and more.

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Applying for an OHS acceptance or approval

Acceptances and approvals are legislated tools that let OHS directors grant regulatory permissions under specific circumstances. This bulletins explains more about acceptances and approvals, including who can apply and how.

COVID-19 support for employers and employees

Information and support for Alberta employers and employees affected by COVID-19.

Resources for employers and employees.

Discriminatory action complaints

Information on discriminatory action complaints (DAC), what they are and how they are investigated.

Health and Safety Committee/Health and Safety Representative Training Agency Application

Application form to become an approved health and safety committee and health and safety representative training agency.

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Health and safety committees and representatives

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

Health and safety on Alberta farms and ranches

Changes to Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation reflect Alberta farmers and ranchers. Alberta’s OHS laws only apply to farm and ranch operations that employ waged workers who are not the owner or the owner’s family members. There are some exemptions. See farm and ranch exemptions at the end of this document. A guide to rights and obligations for farmers and workers under Alberta's OHS legislation. Provides information about hazard identification and control, incident reporting and investigations.

Occupational health and safety starter kit

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).

Occupational health and safety starter kit: templates

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.

OHS work site inspections: what to expect

This bulletin provides information for employers on what to expect when an Alberta OHS officer inspects their work site.

Recognizing a potentially serious incident

Decision tree to help determine if an event is a potentially serious incident (PSI).

Respiratory viruses and the workplace

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.

Right to refuse dangerous work

Explains the processes involved when a worker exercises their right to refuse dangerous work. Information for employers and workers.