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.



Proposal to mandate health and safety awareness training for construction workers.


Safe At Work Ontario Annual Report: Results for
April 2014-March 2015.


Consultation on proposals to amend the Hazardous Substance Regulations under OHSA.

personal protective equipment

The 2016-2017 Health and Safety Inspection Blitz schedule is now available.

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Make sure your workers are trained. It’s the law.

Hammer and Nails

What you need to know so you don't get scammed.

Workplace Fatalities

Workplace fatalities have a tremendous impact on families, workplaces and communities.

View Fatalities (Updated May 2016)

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Our Partners

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

Association for workplace tragedy family support.