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.


2014-2015 Annual Report

Read about the progress made towards safer Ontario workplaces in this year’s health and safety system annual report.

Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification

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


The ministry is now hiring Health and Safety Inspectors and Hygiene Consultants.

Notice of Regulatory Changes

Regulatory Changes

Amendments to three regulations under the OHSA to better protect workers on construction projects.

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.