Appeal an OHS action

The Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) hears appeals on matters issued by Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).

What's new

As of January 1, 2018, the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) is legislated as the “Appeal Body” under section 71(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Beginning June 1, 2018

The following matters are subject to appeal directly to the Appeal Body (ALRB):

  • Orders issued under ss. 36,62,63,64, or 65;
  • Administrative penalties;
  • Cancellation or suspension of licenses;
  • Discriminatory Action reports; and
  • Director Review decisions.

Following a Director of Inspection review, the Appeal Body (ALRB) may consider:

  • any matter referred to the Appeal Body by the Director under sec 70(6), or
  • an appeal of any other Director’s decision.

Decisions by the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) may be subject to an application for judicial review to the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta pursuant to s.72(13) OHS Act.

Find out more on how to file an appeal with the ALRB.

Contact the Alberta Labour Relations Board

Phone: 780-422-5926 (Edmonton)
Phone: 403-297-4334 (Calgary)
Toll free: 1-800-463-2572
Email: alrb.info@gov.ab.ca
Website: Alberta Labour Relations Board

Contact

To connect with OHS:

Phone: 780-415-8690 (Edmonton)
Toll free: 1-866-415-8690 
TTY: 780-427-9999 (Edmonton)
TTY: 1-800-232-7215

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