“Truly successful health and safety efforts are not something else you do;
they are the way you do everything”.
Terry Mathis

The Alberta Education Health and Safety Association

The Alberta Education Health and Safety Association (AEHSA) is a non- profit organization incorporated in May 2001. Our members are an engaged community of professionals involved in supporting health and safety program development and implementation within Alberta’s education sector. Our network and services extend to all of Alberta’s educational institutions from charter schools to universities.

As a Partner in Injury Reduction (PIR), we are committed to a leadership role in education health and safety. We work proactively to improve health and safety in both the working and learning environment by providing relevant and education specific information to members through newsletters, our website, formal and informal networking forums and professional conferences. Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the Alberta Government, a primary goal is to assist organizations in developing and maintaining health and safety management systems including the achievement of a Certification of Recognition (COR). 


  • Spring Fling-Hazard Assessment Workshop
    April 7 - 7, 2017

    A one day Hazard Assessment Workshop is being planned for April 7, 2017.  The workshop will be held at Wolf Creek Public Schools in Ponoka.  Further details and registration information is expected by the end of February.

  • Rocky View Schools is Hiring!

    RockyView Schools (RVS)  is seeking an outstanding professional for the position of Manager of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S). The Manager of OH&S manages, coordinates, and administers the OH&S program within RVS, and ensures programs are in place to promote the safety of employees, contractors, students, volunteers, parents and other general visitors to RVS. The incumbent will lead RVS in best practices to effectively support all students and staff in RVS while ensuring compliance with OH&S legislation. This position is located at the Education Centre in Airdrie, Alberta. The successful candidate will hold a valid Alberta Class 5 Motor Vehicle Operators License, and have access to a vehicle provided by RVS, as travel to schools will be required.”  Application Deadline- February 17, 2017

    Manager of Occupational Health and Safety

  • Canadian Society of Safety Engineers (CSSE) Conference
    September 17 - 20, 2017

    “Health & Safety in a Changing World – Leading Beyond Compliance

  • AEHSA 2017 Fall Conference/AGM
    October 3 - 4, 2017

    Mark your calendars for October 3-4th 2017 in Red Deer Alberta and stay tuned for a Spring Event announcement.  Click Here to view presentations from the 2016 Conference of the Alberta Education Health and Safety Association ( AEHSA) .

  • CSA First Aid Kit Review

    The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has posted the CSA Z1220 Workplace First Aid Kits draft Standard for Public Review. The Public Review (PR) period will close on February 7, 2017.  The link to the Public Review document is as follows:

  • AED Donation Program

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s is deploying automated external defibrillators (AEDs) with AED and CPR training to Alberta schools . The Foundation is is currently identifying which schools need AEDs and arranging for donors and corporate partners to underwrite the cost. To be eligible to receive free AEDs and training for your schools contact Katherine Nilson, AED Program Coordinator, Heart and Stroke Foundation, at 780-229-7017, or


  • Hazard Assessment Web App

    The new online Hazard Assessment Web App a collaborative project between the University of Alberta, Alberta Association of Safety Partnerships and e-Compliance is now available free of charge – to download click here.