A workplace accident can happen anywhere and anytime, even when you and the company have taken all reasonable precautions. Each province in Canada has their own Occupational Health and Safety regulations that determine how workers can report workplace accidents or file complaints.
In Alberta, you must call in an injury or incident as soon as possible to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) at 1-866-415-8690 (toll-free) if the accident:
1. Do not disturb the scene of a reportable incident unless one of the following applies:
2. Call OHS
The prime contractor should call in an incident or injury. If there’s no prime contractor, the contractor or employer responsible for the workplace must call in the incident.
When you call, be prepared to provide:
For complete details on occupational health and safety regulations in Alberta and on how to report an incident, visit the Government of Alberta’s official jobs, skill, training and labour website at http://work.alberta.ca/occupational-health-safety/report-an-incident.html