Effective June 1st, 2018, the Alberta Government has amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act. After more than 40 years, the OHS Act was finally reviewed and updated; as a result, there have been many changes and additions to employer responsibilities and worker’s rights.
Please read the Highlights of Changes document to get an idea of what is new. You can also read the full Occupational Health and Safety Act, or an overview of the new laws provided by the Alberta Government. As Employers, Supervisors, or Employees, your specific roles and responsibilities may have changed. Take some time to learn about those changes and discover how they affect you.