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Please be aware of this change to the OHS committees for Alberta that take effect Jan 31 2020.

These are the new requirements:

  • A company with 20 or more employees (includes part time) regardless of how many sites/locations they have must have a Joint Health Safety Committee
  • The Joint Health Safety Committee is required to have training
  • The training must be from one of the approved providers on the attached list. We will only accept training certificates from these providers. (CCOHS or like course or internal training is no longer acceptable)
  • For companies with 5 -19 total employees(including part time) they are required to have a designated safety representative with the applicable training from one of these providers.

Resources: Alberta Government Website, Edmonton Journal.