Albertans can now have a say on new rules for workplace harassment and violence and joint work site health and safety committees. The new Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act takes steps to protect workers from harassment and violence in all forms. It also requires a joint work site health and safety committees or a worker health and safety representative, depending on workforce size. The input will help shape specific rules around these new requirements to ensure the legislation is fair and balanced.
As of June 1, the new OHS Act will:
Your feedback will be considered as we develop new regulations to help ensure safe, fair and healthy workplaces that are respectful and free from harassment and violence. Albertans can provide written submissions until April 9.