Health & Safety - Rights & Responsibilities (Alberta Academic Sector)

Mar March


March 30, 2022 at 4:00pm - 7pm Mountain Time




Rachel Stark ·

Health and Safety is an integral part of any workplace, ever wonder how Health and Safety should be implemented in your workplace? This workshop is designed to introduce participants to Alberta Health and Safety Legislation and outline the OHS Roles and Responsibilities of employers and employees. This workshop is related to all employment that happens in an academic setting from those who teach labs in the sciences to those that TA in the humanities - you have a right to a safe workplace! Attendees can expect to learn in greater detail:

  • OHS legislation, which guides your workplace safety, how you report safety concerns, and investigations into complaints
  • What are the obligations of the employee to ensure that they are working in a safe environment
  • What are the obligations of the employer to provide a safe working environment
  • workplace hazards and the various ways an employer SHOULD safeguard you from these hazards (including physical and mental hazards)

Will you come?