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

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Surface and Underground Mines

Mining inspectors and engineers will target traffic control hazards.

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Construction Blitz

Inspectors will look for hazards around trenches for installing or repairing utilities and sewers.

Before you buy a roof…

Read these tips for choosing a contractor and protecting the workers on your roof.

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

See the recommendations and read the final report.

Inspection of a Soft Rock Salt Mine

Learn what happens when a Ministry of Labour inspector visits a salt mine.

Working at Heights Training Standards

Working at Heights Training Standards

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

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.