Linda Jeffrey Appointed New Labour Minister

Brampton-Springdale MPP Linda Jeffrey has been appointed as Ontario Minister of Labour and Minister Responsible for Seniors.

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Infection Prevention and Control Resources

Infection prevention and control will be the focus of a province-wide blitz in Ontario's health care sector during November 2011. Download our fact sheet and poster to help your workplace comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and its regulations.

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Racking and Storage Resources

This month, the ministry is focusing on racking and storage facilities used by workers at industrial workplaces. Print our new fact sheet and poster to help your workplace comply with Ontario’s occupational health and safety laws.

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Blitz Results Available

Earlier this year, the ministry conducted a blitz that focused on diamond drilling in the mining sector, and another on low-rise residential homebuilding. Learn what inspectors found during their inspections in our newly released blitz results.

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Updated Flu Information

With the fall weather in full swing, the flu season has just begun. Read our updated Flu and Your Workplace bulletin for additional information on protecting workers, including those who work at health and community care workplaces.

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Alert – Ventilation in Silos

An employer must take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect workers from hazards associated with entering silos. A hazardous atmosphere without the proper precautions could lead to injury, or even death. Learn about the relevant hazards, legal requirements and suggested precautions in this alert.

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Court Bulletins

Just a reminder that workplaces and workplace parties that violate Ontario’s employment and workplace health and safety laws could face convictions, fines – or even jail time. We produce court bulletins on some of these convictions, which are posted online.

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