OHS Legislation

OHS Act, Regulation and Code, radiation and farm and ranch legislation, and gas station worker safety.

Services and information

  • Retail fuel and convenience stores must have violence prevention plans and require customers prepay for fuel as of June 1, 2018.
  • Waged, non-family farm and ranch workers are protected under basic safety standards. Industry-specific rules come into effect Dec. 1, 2018.
  • Provides advice to government to better protect Alberta workers.
  • An improved OHS system to better protect workers and ensure they have the same rights as other Canadians came into effect on June 1, 2018.
  • Rules for health, safety and wellness in Alberta’s workplaces fall under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code.
  • Laws governing health and safety in Alberta’s workplaces fall under the OHS Act, Regulation and Code and related legislation.
  • Radiation laws protect workers who may be exposed to sources of radiation while working with certain types of radiation-emitting equipment.