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Approved first aid training agencies

July 1, 2024 – September 30, 2024

UPDATED: July 8, 2024

Tips on selecting an OHS consultant

Tip sheet for employers when considering hiring an occupational health and safety consultant.

UPDATED: July 2024

Health and safety committees and representatives

Information about joint health and safety committee and representative requirements at Alberta work sites.

UPDATED: January 2023

Best Practice: Working Safely in the Heat and Cold

***This resource is current to July 2014.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Explains the health risks associated with working in extreme heat and cold situations and suggested controls.

PUBLISHED: July 2014

Change highlights: Noise exposure – Part 16 in the OHS Code

This resource gives an overview of 2022 changes to the OHS Code - Part 16 (noise exposure) effective March 31, 2023. (For more on current requirements related to noise exposure, read Noise at the work site.)

UPDATED: April 2024

Hazard assessment and control: a handbook for Alberta employers and workers

This best practice handbook gives a step-by-step approach to formal hazard assessment that employers can customize to suit their business operations. It also introduces hazard assessment, elimination and control requirements in the OHS Code.

For the most current version of this publication, please download the PDF below. You may also order an earlier version of this publication in print format, using the “Order Resource” button below.

UPDATED: October 2023

Working in extreme cold

Infographic on the health risks associated with working in the cold, what to watch for, and how to prevent cold stress.

UPDATED: August 2022

Mental health in the workplace: Part 1. Introduction and definitions

This video provides general information about the importance and benefits of addressing psychological health and safety in the workplace.

To view the YouTube video, click the "View resource" button below.
Click here to view the MP4 file.

PUBLISHED: September 2022

Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

***This resource is not yet updated with the current legislation. For information on the latest requirements, visit OHS legislation changes.***

Outlines how to select the most appropriate technique for safe abatement of asbestos-containing materials. Discusses health effects, legislation, personal protective equipment, sampling and analysis.

UPDATED: August 2019

Incident investigation report (template)

This is an example of an incident investigation report template. If you choose to use this template, make sure you customize it to your work and work site.


Preventing Harassment and Violence in the Workplace: Template Pack

Sample policies and procedure templates that you can customize for your workplace harassment and violence prevention plans. MS Word format.

UPDATED: February 2023

Harassment and violence in the workplace

Explains what harassment and violence are and the legal obligations of employers to protect their workers.

UPDATED: February 2023

Emergency response planning: template package

These are Microsoft Word template versions of the sample forms in the "Emergency response planning: an occupational health and safety tool kit" pdf. Employers can customize these templates to suit their work site.

UPDATED: March 31, 2023

Change highlights: First aid – Part 11 in the OHS Code

This resource gives an overview of 2022 changes to the OHS Code - Part 11 (first aid) effective March 31, 2023. (For more on current first aid requirements, read First aid in the workplace.)

UPDATED: May 2023

First aid in the workplace

Gives an overview of Alberta's first aid requirements, effective March 31, 2023.

UPDATED: March 31, 2023