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.


Inspection Blitzes and Initiatives

Inspection Blitzes and Initiatives

The 2014-2015 schedule for proactive OHS and ES inspections is now available.

Mining Review Update

Consultation: Mining Health and Safety

We are examining occupational health and safety issues in the mining sector.

Health and Safety Training

Health and Safety Training

New regulation requires mandatory health and safety awareness training. Free resources are available to help you comply.

Ontario Greenhouse Worker Safety

Ontario Greenhouse Worker Safety

Learn about what happens when a Ministry of Labour inspector visits a greenhouse.

Occupational Health and Safety Limit

Occupational Exposure Limits

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

Working at Heights Standards

Working at Heights Training Consultations

The Ministry of Labour is consulting on the implementation of the Working at Heights Training Standards.

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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.