OHS Compliance and enforcement

OHS enforces compliance with provincial laws through work site inspections, orders, penalties, violation tickets and other measures.

Services and information

Work site parties can apply for acceptances and approvals (specific permissions) from OHS directors.

An administrative penalty is a monetary penalty issued by OHS for non-compliance with OHS legislation.

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

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety helps prevent worker injuries and illnesses by providing measures and information for taking action.

OHS enforces compliance with provincial legislation through education, work site inspections, and other enforcement measures.

OHS officers conduct inspections to determine if Alberta work sites comply with provincial legislation.

Occupational health and safety (OHS) officers issue orders to get regulated parties to follow OHS legislation.

As an employer, worker or affected party, you can ask Occupational Health and Safety to review an order or decision made by an OHS Officer.

Employers must notify OHS at least 72 hours before beginning work that may release asbestos.

OHS officers can write tickets for non-compliance with specific sections of OHS legislation.