OHS Act

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Section 6 Occupational Health and Safety Council

(1) There is to be a council called the “Occupational Health and Safety Council” that shall consist of not more than 12 persons appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

(2) The Minister may designate one of the members of the Council as chair and one or more of the members of the Council as vice-chairs.

(3) The members of the Council shall be appointed for terms not exceeding 3 years.

(4) On the expiration of a member’s term of office, that member of the Council may, subject to the Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act and any applicable regulations under that Act, be reappointed.

(5) The members of the Council shall be paid

(a) remuneration prescribed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council in accordance with any applicable regulations under the Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act, and

(b) their reasonable travelling and living expenses, in accordance with any applicable regulations under the Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act, if incurred while absent from their ordinary places of residence and in the course of their duties as members of the Council.

(6) If regulations under the Alberta Public Agencies Governance Act apply in respect of remuneration for the members of the Council, those regulations prevail, to the extent of any conflict or inconsistency, over any regulations prescribing remuneration under subsection (5)(a).