2021 AASP OHS Management System and Legislative (Bill 47) Update

  • Qualifies as Part of the Annual Continuous Training Requirement from Partnerships Standards.
  • This course is Mandatory for Internal and External auditors to be taken prior to their auditor recertification.
  • This course covers OHS legislative (Bill 47) updates (PART 1) effective December 1, 2021 that relate to the changes made to the Alberta OHS ACT, Regulation and Code. AASP has done the detailed review and comparison and has provided you with all the changes from the Bill 47 update and how they will affect you going forward in 2022 to make it easy for our members to stay informed.  This Program is recommended for all who want to stay ahead of the ongoing legislative changes.
  • Under Bill 47:the Government’s focus has been on Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape, and amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Radiation Protection Act and the Workers’ Compensation Act to simplify language and remove unnecessary barriers for job creators without making substantive changes to workers’ rights and protections. The course duration is approximately 1 hour
  • AASP Partnerships Update (PART 2) which will cover the changes and updates made to the Partnerships standards and Audit Tool and how it will affect every element in your Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) will be made available from Partnerships sometime in the first quarter of 2022.


Part 2 course duration is approximately 2 hours and the content includes:

  • Summary of Changes
  • Element  1 : Management Leadership & Organizational Commitment
  • Element  2 : Hazard Assessment
  • Element  3 : Hazard Control
  • Element  4 : Joint Work Site Health & Safety Committee / Health & Safety Representative (NEW) – Part 1
  • Element  5 : Qualifications, Orientation & Training
  • Element  6 : Other Parties at or in the Vicinity of the Work Site (NEW)
  • Element  7 : Inspections
  • Element  8 : Emergency Response
  • Element  9 : Incident Investigation
  • Element 10 : System Administration
  • Compliance Tools
  • Audit Tool Changes

Online duration subject to student capabilities.

The content of this course was developed by the Alberta Association for Safety Partnerships (AASP), an approved Alberta Certifying Partner, and is aligned with the standards set by the Alberta Labour Partnerships program.




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