OHS Compliance and enforcement

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

Services and information

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

Work site parties may use alternative approaches to those required by OHS laws by applying for an acceptance or approval.

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

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.

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