Health and Safety

All workers have the right to return home each day safe and sound.

Preventing work-related illness and injury is the most important job at any workplace. Explore this website for prevention tips and contact one of our Health and Safety Association partners.

Safe At Work Ontario is the Ministry of Labour strategy to protect workers’ health and safety on the job. The ministry enforces the Occupational Health and Safety Act.



Chief Prevention Officer George Gritziotis on health and safety at construction projects.

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Construction Blitz

Inspectors will look for hazards around trenches for installing or repairing utilities and sewers.

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Surface and Underground Mines

Mining inspectors and engineers will target traffic control hazards.

Working at Heights Training Standards

Working at Heights Training Standards

As of April 1st, 2015 workers on construction projects must complete approved training.

Our Partners


Health and Safety Partners
The ministry works closely with its partners to protect worker's health and safety on the job.

Threads of Life
Association for workplace tragedy family support.