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.


Video: Commercial Kitchens

Learn about what a Ministry of Labour inspector looks for when inspecting a commercial kitchen.

Working at Heights Training Standards

Working at Heights Training Standards

Training requirements for workers on construction projects.

New OHS Consultation

The Ministry is proposing to strengthen health and safety protection for Ontario’s workers in mines and mining plants.

Expanded Definition of Worker

OHSA coverage expands to unpaid co-op students and learners in work placements.

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.