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.

Spotlight

Day of Mourning

Join us on April 28 as we remember injured and fallen workers.

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

See the recommendations and read the final report.

Consultation

Strengthening health and safety requirements for suspended access equipment.

Recruitment

The ministry is hiring one Occupational Health and Safety Inspector for Construction, in Kingston.

Working at Heights Training Standards

Working at Heights Training Standards

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

Inspection Blitzes and Initiatives

The 2015-2016 schedule for proactive OHS and ES inspections is now available.

Our Partners

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.