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Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulations and Code set minimum standards for health, safety and wellness in Alberta’s workplaces. Employers and workers need to know these rules. The companion, multi-part OHS Code Explanation Guide describes the OHS Code rules in plain language.
In addition to being free for download in PDF format, both products can be purchased as a full-size binder, compact 6” x 9” handbook or annual online subscription. See details below.
The OHS Act, Regulations and Code set out the minimum technical requirements for health and safety in Alberta’s workplaces.
OHS Code - free version
- Occupational Health and Safety Code (PDF, 3.5 MB)
OHS Act, Regulations and Code binder
Purchase the OHS Act, Regulations and Code binder (Includes January 2020 update)
Includes a detailed index and coloured tabs for easy reference. This full-size format is a great office resource for professionals. Updates are issued as legislation changes and can be purchased as they become available.
OHS Act, Regulations and Code binder updates:
- Purchase the June 2018 binder update: contains a full content replacement
- Purchase the January 1, 2019 binder update: contains amendments to farming and ranching as well as changes to hazardous footwear
- Purchase the January 31, 2020 binder updates: updates parts 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 16, 19, 23, 24, 25 and 35 of the OHS Code to repeal requirements for farming and ranching operations
OHS Act, Regulations and Code handbook
This 6" x 9" portable format is great for field use and mobile workers.
OHS Code Explanation Guide
This multi-part guide describes OHS Code rules in plain language. Explanations in the guide help clarify the intent or application of each rule or section of the Code. Additional technical information and illustrations supplement the explanations.
OHS Code Explanation Guide - free version
- OHS Code Explanation Guide (PDF, 73 MB)
OHS Code Explanation Guide binder set
This 2-volume binder set includes detailed explanations, coloured tabs for easy reference, and illustrations to help readers further understand the OHS Code. This full-size format is a great office resource. Updates are issued as legislation changes and can be purchased as they become available.
OHS Code Explanation Guide binder updates:
OHS Code Explanation Guide handbook set
This 2-volume handbook set contains the complete OHS Code Explanation Guide in a convenient and portable 6" x 9" format.
Print products listed above can be bulk purchased using the OHS Product Order form (PDF, 834 KB).
OHS online annual subscription
The OHS online annual subscription offers:
- advanced access to the OHS Code and related materials
- enhanced search (OHS legislation by keyword or phrase)
- selective printing and downloads
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