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

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

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

PUBLISHED: May, 2020

Connect with Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Standards

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

UPDATED: July 2020

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.

UPDATED: January 2021

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.

PUBLISHED: June 2020

Mandatory health and safety committee and representative training

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

PUBLISHED: October 2019

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

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

UPDATED: August 2019

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).

PUBLISHED: January 2020

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.

UPDATED: July 31, 2020

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).

PUBLISHED: July 2020

Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities: an occupational health and safety handbook

***This resource is current to March 2015.
For information on the current OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

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

PUBLISHED: March 2015