Alberta's Occupational Health & Safety Branch Targets the Health Care Sector

In the eyes of many, occupational health and safety legislation is in place to protect the blue-collar worker. The notion of an injury in the workplace brings up images of horrifying industrial or mining accidents or construction-related losses. What is less well-understood is that the scope of occupational health and safety extends much beyond those areas and encompasses almost all workplaces, including those in the healthcare sector.