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.



Inspection Blitzes

Health and Safety Training

Health and Safety Training

New regulation requires mandatory health and safety awareness training. Free resources are available to help you comply.

Working at the Rock Face in Underground Mines

Working at the Rock Face in Underground Mines

Learn about what a Ministry of Labour inspector looks for during a ground control inspection at an underground mine.

JHSC Training Standards

JHSC Training Standards

New standards for JHSC training programs and training providers anticipated to come into effect in late 2015.

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.