Overview

Alberta’s new Occupational Health and Safety Act takes effect on June 1, 2018.

Improve your understanding of the new rules by participating in these free, interactive webinars. During each session, moderators will provide an overview and answer questions.

How to participate

  • Review the list of webinar sessions below.
  • Register at least 24 hours in advance to reserve your spot. Space is available on a first-come, first served basis.
  • Watch your inbox for a link to the webinar. Check your spam folder if you don't receive a confirmation email.
  • Play the webinar in a Chrome or Firefox browser. Internet Explorer may not work.

If you’re unable to participate in a live webinar, recordings will be available for on-demand access.

Webinar 1: OHS Act changes

This pre-recorded webinar provides a general overview of the changes to the OHS Act that took effect on June 1, 2018. Topics include:

  • key rules that changed
  • new rules and requirements
  • next steps for OHS legislation
  • where to find additional information

Watch a recording of the OHS Act changes webinar

Webinar 2: Health and safety committees and representatives

This information session provides an overview of the new requirements for joint work site health and safety committees (HSC) and health and safety representatives (HS representatives). The legislative changes for HSCs and HS representatives will come into effect on June 1, 2018. OHS staff will answer questions throughout the webinar. Topics will include:

  • the new requirements for HSCs and HS representatives
  • establishing an HSC or HS representative
  • training requirements for HSCs and HS representatives
  • where to find additional information

Register for a live HSCs & HS representative webinar

Watch a recording of the HSC & HS representative webinar

Webinar 3: OHS requirements for farms and ranches

This pre-recorded webinar provides an overview of the OHS requirements for farms and ranches. Farm and ranch workers have been covered under the OHS Act since Jan. 1, 2016. The OHS Code will apply to farms and ranches starting on Dec. 1, 2018.

Watch the farm and ranch webinar

Webinar 4: Workplace violence and harassment

This information session provides an overview of the new requirements under OHS legislation related to workplace violence and harassment. The purpose of this webinar is to help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in preventing and addressing workplace violence and harassment. OHS staff will answer questions throughout the webinar. Topics will include:

  • definitions of violence and harassment under OHS legislation
  • the new requirements for violence and harassment prevention
  • where to find additional information

Register for a live Workplace violence and harassment webinar

Watch a recording of the Workplace violence and harassment webinar

Webinar 5: An Act To Protect Gas and Convenience Store Workers

This pre-recorded webinar provides an overview of the new OHS requirements for gas stations and convenience stores. This webinar will help employers and workers understand the fuel prepay and violence prevention plan rules. Topics will include:

  • the new rules under the OHS Code
  • how employers and workers can meet the new requirements
  • where to find additional information

Watch a recording of the gas station and convenience store webinar

Contact

Webinar questions and feedback
Email: lbr.ohsfeedback@gov.ab.ca

OHS Contact Centre
Toll free: 1-866-415-8690
Phone: 780-415-8690 (Edmonton area)

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