Employment Standards and Resources

Employment Standards

The government of Alberta has employment standards for all employers in the province, including emergency medical service providers. You can learn more about Employment Standards on their website.

There are unique rules for ambulance attendant employees under the Employment Standards Regulation. Learn more about ambulance attendants exceptions.


Provincial Legislation

The list below is a limited selection of the numerous pieces of pertinent regulation applicable to paramedics in regards to Provincial Legislation.

Federal Legislation

The list below is a limited selection of the numerous pieces of pertinent regulation applicable to paramedics in regards to Federal Legislation.


Occupational Health and Safety

In the province of Alberta, occupational health and safety rules establish minimum standards for safe and healthy practices in the workplace. Both workers and employers have a shared responsibility to follow legislation. Visit the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety website for more information.

There are three main components to the health and safety legislation:

  1. Occupational Health and Safety Act
  2. Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
  3. Occupational Health and Safety Code

Occupational Health and Safety Resources


Professional Regulation

The paramedicine profession in Alberta is regulated by the Alberta College of Paramedics in accordance with the Health Professions Act of Alberta. To learn more about the role of the Alberta College of Paramedics visit their website.

Lifestyle & Wellness

The paramedicine profession in Alberta is regulated by the Alberta College of Paramedics.