OHS Act, Regulation and Code

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

Important to know

The OHS Act has been updated to better protect Albertans at work.

View the OHS Act, Regulation, Code and OHS Code Explanation Guide online, or order from the Alberta Queen’s Printer.

OHS Act

OHS Regulation

OHS Code

Official online version

OHS Code Explanation Guide

This multi-part guide explains OHS Code rules in plain, easy-to-understand 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. These rules apply to most workplaces and work situations in Alberta.

Part 13 Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee and Part 27 Violence have been archived.

Create an account

CSA standards are referenced throughout OHS Code. You can sign up for a CSA online account to view those standards.

Related laws and resources

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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