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

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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

Connect with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Employment Standards (ES)

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Contact information for Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Standards.

UPDATED: April 2022

Health and safety committees and representatives (HSCs and HS representatives)

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

UPDATED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

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

UPDATED: April 2022

Occupational health and safety starter kit

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***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

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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

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***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

Supervisor Roles and Responsibilities: an occupational health and safety handbook

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

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

PUBLISHED: March 2015