OHS Legislative Updates

Updated OHS Code

Alberta’s revised OHS Code (effective March 31, 2023) is now available for download or for purchase from Alberta King’s Printer:

Prepping for change: updates to noise exposure legislation (march 9, 2023)

In this webinar, Glyn Jones of EHS Partnerships discusses the Alberta’s OHS Code legislative changes in Noise Exposure – Part 16 that are coming into effect on March 31, 2023. The presentation includes updates to technical standards and terminology, the reduced threshold for conducting noise exposure assessments, and new requirements for fit testing of hearing protection.

OHS Expert Panel and Q&A (January 27, 2023)

This presentation provides an overview of the changes to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Code coming into force on March 31, 2023. These changes include the alignment of the Code with other Canadian jurisdictions and the inclusion of harmonizing language, a reduction in duplication, and the adoption of best practices. The focus of the webinar is on the changes that will have the most impact to stakeholders. Thank you to our guest panelists from the Government of Alberta and Bennett Jones LLP. Recorded January 27, 2023

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OHS Expert Panel and Q&A: 2020 OHS Act Changes (November 10, 2021)

AMHSA was pleased to host an interactive virtual webinar that included a question-and-answer forum with Alberta Labour and Immigration, OHS Prevention Services and Bennett Jones LLP.

The presentations provided an overview of changes to the OHS legislation coming into force on December 1, 2021, the changes to the OHS Act that were approved with the passing of the Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act, 2020, as well as the more recently announced alignment amendments to the OHS Regulation and Code. The focus was on the changes that will have the most impact to stakeholders.

A special thank you to our guests:

  • Rob Feagan, Executive Director, OHS Prevention Services, Labour and Immigration
  • Dr. Richelle Prickett, OHS Implementation Office Lead, OHS Prevention Services, Labour and Immigration
  • Simon Foxcroft, Partner, Bennett Jones LLP

This event was pre-approved by CPHR-Alberta for 1.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours.


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