In August the government of Alberta launched a review of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). At the time the government announced that it would be seeking input from all stakeholders. ACA in response has submitted a response calling into question the need for the review and the objective the government is seeking.
ACA believes that the suggested direction outlined in the Discussion Paper would move our current collaborative system to an adversarial system, without improvement in workplace safety. ACA believes that improved workplace safety arises from: shared responsibility, adoption of evidence-based best practices, and collaborative stakeholder dialogue.
The full letter can be found here.