Most requested resources, including the 'OHS Code Explanation Guide', the 'Hazard Assessment and Control handbook' and more. 

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Connect with Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Standards

Contact information for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Employment Standards.

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

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

Health and safety committee/health and safety representative - Approved training agencies

A list of approved HSC/HS representative trainers. The list is updated when trainers are approved.

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.

Mandatory health and safety committee and representative training

Information about mandatory health and safety committee and health and safety representative training.

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

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

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).

OHS Code Explanation Guide

Explains the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code 2018, in plain, easy‐to‐understand language, presenting information to clarify the intent or application of each rule or section of the OHS Code. ***This guide has no legislative sanction. Consult the OHS Code for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law.

Oil and gas work sites defined

Defines oil and gas worksites for the purposes of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act section 10(1).

Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities: an occupational health and safety handbook

*** 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 website.***

Explains the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor, includes references to related legislation.