Sweeping changes to Alberta’s OHS legislation are set to come into effect following a comprehensive review by the Government (see previous article: “Alberta Announces Review of OHS Legilsation“). On June 1, 2018, the current OHS Act will be replaced by the new Occupational Health and Safety Act, SA 2017, c O-2.1. The new Act is a significantly expanded law that recognizes new rights, creates new obligations on workplace stakeholders and enhances enforcement. Many owners, employers and other work site parties will be required to take proactive steps to comply with the new legislation.

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