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Audience: Employers Employees Publication Type: Fact Sheet Tags: OHS laws

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June 1, 2019

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


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February 1, 2017

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Section 34 of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act offers a way for an employer, contractor or prime contractor who wishes to achieve compliance through a different approach than complying with an existing requirement of the OHS Regulation or Code, to propose an alternative approach...


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December 1, 2015

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


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October 1, 2013

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The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation Amendment comes into effect on October 1, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation.


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August 1, 2013

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The Radiation Protection Amendment Regulation came into effect on July 25, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation. Only minor changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation were proposed at this time.


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February 1, 2013

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It is quite common for more than one employer to be working at a work site. Each of these employers may be directing the activities of one or more other employers. With so many people at the work site, each responsible for occupational health and safety, it makes sense to have a single party...


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December 1, 2012

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Bill 6, the Protection and Compliance Statutes Amendment Act, received Royal Assent on December 10, 2012. The amendment act changes the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act in six major ways. All changes are effective on that date except changes related to administrative penalties, which come...


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July 1, 2008

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This bulletin presents examples of situations where workers are working from home and discusses whether OHS legislation applies in these and similar situations.


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November 1, 2005

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Commonly referred to as the “General Duty Clause”, every province and territory in Canada has similar occupational health and safety legislation that describes the obligations of employers and workers.