Violence and Harassment in the Workplace

Alberta’s OHS amendments of 2018 have expanded the responsibilities of employers in terms of ensuring employees, stakeholders, and others remain safe from violence and harassment in the workplace.

Learn what steps and considerations led up to the amendments and what are some of the deliverables now required of employers. Understand what changes were implemented, the employer’s responsibilities in enforcing this legislation, and how to act on these responsibilities. This course has been developed by the Faculty of Extension in partnership with McLelland Ross LLP and their affiliates.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in keeping up-to-date in the area of Occupational Health and Safety. Whether you’re brand-new to OHS, looking for ways to support your current OHS position, or starting a new role in management or HR, the courses in this series will provide you with introductory content on emerging OHS topics in Alberta.

What you will learn

At the end of this course, students will understand:

  • The steps and considerations leading up to the 2018 amendments to occupational health and safety legislation in Alberta.
  • The obligations imposed on employers related to workplace harassment and violence as a result of amendments to occupational health and safety legislation.
  • Some of the deliverables required of employers regarding workplace harassment and violence as a result of the amendments.