Employer Responsibilities and Resources

Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation requires employers do everything they reasonably can to protect the health and safety of their employees. Click HERE to view a full list of employer responsibilities.

Employers in Alberta need to have an established health and safety program in place in order to operate safely. Visit our page on “building your health and safety program” to learn more.

Every business in Alberta that employs workers is required by Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) to have either a digital or printed copy of the Act, Regulations, and Code available at their hotel at all times:

Reporting Injuries – In Alberta employers must investigate all incidents, injuries, and illness identified in relation to the workplace. This is an important component of every employers health and safety program.

Looking to learn more about reporting injuries? The AHLA hosts live instructor led training on Workplace Injury Reporting and Investigations, enroll today!

OHS Prevention Initiatives

The OHS prevention initiative focuses on reducing common workplace injuries, protecting at-risk workers and identifying higher-risk work situations. The initiative also coordinates efforts between OHS system partners to achieve better health and safety outcomes.

Workers’ Compensation Board Resources

Advisor Office: Offers advice and advocacy services about Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) matters for injured workers and employers across Alberta. The Advisor Office is independent from WCB and their services are provided free of charge.

Additional Government Health and Safety Resources