Table of contents
- Approved training
- Compliance and enforcement
- Concerns and incidents
- Education and resources
- Permits and certificates
- First responders’ mental health grants
- Get a Certificate of Recognition (COR)
- Health and safety program
- Impairment in the workplace
- Health and safety committees
- Obligations of work site parties
- OHS Futures Research Grants
- OHS prevention initiative
- Partnerships in Injury Reduction
- Workers’ Memorial Grant
- Working in extreme temperatures
- Workplace harassment and violence
- Young worker safety
Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation protects the health and safety of workers on provincially regulated work sites.
Who’s not affected
Some workers in Alberta don’t currently fall under provincial OHS legislation. These include:
- the owner of a farm or ranch operation and their family members, unpaid workers such as relatives, neighbours and children doing chores or participating in 4-H
- federal government employees
- workers in federally regulated industries such as banking and aviation
How OHS laws are enforced
OHS officers have authority to enforce the legislation in a number of ways, including:
Disclaimer: In case of any inconsistency between this information and the OHS Act, Regulation, Code, the legislation will always prevail.
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