Open Government Program

All Resources

Search a listing of Government of Alberta open datasets and publications. Can’t find what you are looking for? Suggest a resource.

15 results

Tags: OHS laws

Views: 371
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

Description

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.


Views: 8
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

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...


Views: 62
Last Modified

December 1, 2015

Description

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.


Views: 67
Last Modified

February 1, 2015

Description

This document is intended to provide Alberta employers and workers with an update on changes to WHMIS legislation. It is important for employers and workers to be aware of the changes that are coming as they will have a significant impact on WHMIS in the workplace.


Views: 18
Last Modified

February 1, 2015

Description

The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling Chemicals (GHS). Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


Views: 1
Last Modified

November 1, 2013

Description

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...


Views: 1
Last Modified

October 1, 2013

Description

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.


Views: 1
Last Modified

August 1, 2013

Description

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.


Views: 138
Last Modified

February 1, 2013

Description

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...


Views: 9
Last Modified

December 1, 2012

Description

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...