OHS Prevention

Certificate of Recognition and guidelines for health and safety programs, workplace harassment, extreme temperatures and young worker safety.

Services and information

A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards.

Employers with 20 or more workers are required to have a health and safety program established in the workplace.

Information for employers and workers on how to recognize and respond to impairment in the workplace.

Everyone at the workplace has health and safety responsibilities according to the OHS legislation.

Improving workplace health and safety through cooperation and alignment of efforts among Alberta OHS system partners.

The OHS Futures program provides health and safety research funding for academic institutions, industry and labour organizations.

I&E grants fund non-profit and public sector organizations for projects aimed at improving OHS awareness, knowledge and action in Alberta.

Promote health and safety through partnerships with safety associations, industry groups, educational institutions and labour organizations.

Employers are required to have a committee or representative to address health and safety concerns in the workplace as of June 1, 2018.

Health and safety information and work site practices for working in extreme cold or heat.

Harassment and violence are defined as workplace hazards. Employers must develop prevention plans as outlined in the OHS Code.

Health, safety and employment standards information for new and young workers, and for their employers, supervisors, parents and teachers.