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.


Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification

New standards to improve the quality and consistency of JHSC certification training.

Working at Heights Training Standards

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

Work Shouldn’t Hurt!

October is Global Ergonomics Month – raising awareness of MSD hazards and ergonomics at work.

It’s Your Job Video Contest

Secondary students: enter your workplace health and safety video for a chance to win.

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.