Upcoming legislation changes

The resources found here have been updated to reflect the new OHS legislation coming into effect on December 1, 2021.

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Change highlights: the 2020 OHS Act

LI065-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

This resource gives an overview of changes to the 2020 OHS Act.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Disciplinary action complaints

LI061-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Information on disciplinary action complaints, what they are, and how they are investigated.

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Health and safety committees and representatives

LI060-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

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

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Health and safety programs

LI042-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

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.

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Health and safety programs - Templates and samples

LI042TMP-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Templates and samples from the 'Health and safety programs' bulletin in MS Word format so you can adapt them to your organization's needs.

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Occupational health and safety and the internal responsibility system

LI051-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

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

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Participation in health and safety for small business owners and workers

LI055-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Information for small business owners (less than 20 workers) about health and safety representative requirements and responsibilities.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Personal exposure monitoring for ionizing radiation (dosimetry)

RAD008-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Discusses personal radiation exposure monitoring using dosimeters and lists effective dose limits.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Potentially serious incident reporting: legislation updates

LI067-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

This bulletin provides information on legislation changes to potentially serious injury reporting.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Prime contractor role and duties

LI018-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Overview of prime contractor role and obligations.

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Report on compliance

LI052-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Explains how employers complete a report on compliance, if an OHS officer has required them to do so.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Report on compliance form

LI052FRM-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Form for reporting on compliance. Refer to 'Report on compliance' bulletin for details.

PUBLISHED: November 2021

Right to refuse dangerous work

LI049-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Explains the processes involved when a worker exercises their right to refuse dangerous work. Information for employers and workers.

PUBLISHED: October 2021

Role and duties of Alberta OHS officers

LI046-LEG
**Requirements in this resource take effect December 1, 2021.**

Explains the role of Alberta OHS officers in monitoring compliance with occupational health and safety legislation. Includes overview of inspection and investigation authorities, and enforcement tools.

PUBLISHED: October 2021