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

BP018
This resource gives a step-by-step approach to formal hazard assessment that employers can customize to suit their business operations. This is a best practice document. It also introduces hazard assessment, elimination and control requirements in the OHS Code.

UPDATED: March 2022

Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

ASB001
***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

Approved first aid training agencies

FA018
July 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022

UPDATED: August 2022

Emergency response planning: an occupational health and safety tool kit

BP040
Provides employers with information about some key occupational health and safety requirements related to emergency response planning. The kit also provides a step-by-step approach to planning, that employers can customize to their own work site.

PUBLISHED: June 2022

Harassment and violence in the workplace

LI045
Explains what harassment and violence are and the legal obligations of employers to protect their workers.

UPDATED: January 2022

Health and safety committees and representatives

LI060
Information about joint health and safety committee (HSC) and representative (HS representative) requirements at Alberta work sites.

UPDATED: April 2022

Health and safety programs

LI042
Describes the health and safety program requirements in the Alberta OHS Act. It also provides some foundational elements to consider when developing and implementing a health and safety program.

UPDATED: September 2022

Incident reporting and investigation

LI016
This bulletin talks about reporting injuries, illnesses and incidents, and potentially serious incidents to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). It also addresses employer and OHS officer investigations.

UPDATED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

LI051
Explains how the internal responsibility system works as the basis of Alberta's OHS legislation.

UPDATED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety starter kit

BP035
***This resource is not yet updated with the current legislation. For information on the latest requirements, visit OHS legislation changes.***

Helps employers understand some of the basic requirements of Alberta’s occupational health and safety laws. Guides those who need to develop a health and safety program from the ground up or are looking to grow and improve upon their existing program, culture and performance.

PUBLISHED: January 2020

OHS Act, Regulation and Code

LI000
Rules for health, safety and wellness in Alberta’s workplaces fall under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code.

OHS Code Explanation Guide

LI001
***The OHS Code Explanation Guide was last updated in 2020. Recent changes to OHS legislation do not appear in the Explanation Guide. The OHS Code Explanation Guide remains to be a helpful explanatory resource for informational purposes, containing detailed explanations and diagrams. If you have questions about the Code, go to Ask an Expert or call the OHS Contact Centre at 1-866-415-8690 (in Alberta).***

This guide has no legislative sanction. Consult the OHS Code for all purposes of interpreting and applying the law.

UPDATED with changes effective: January 31, 2020