Fall Hazards

Falls from heights and same-level falls can happen anywhere, anytime. Falls result in a significant number of worker injuries and deaths, especially in construction. These injuries and fatalities are preventable.

Use the resources below to keep yourself and your workers safe.

Spotlight

Workplace Safety Blitz Targets Falls

Ontario is targeting hazards that can lead to falls during a safety blitz at workplaces across the province. From May 16 to July 15, 2016, ministry inspectors are checking that employers are properly assessing and addressing hazards that could cause workers to fall. They are visiting a variety of workplaces in the construction, industrial and mining sectors.

Contact Us

Health and Safety Contact Centre

Toll-free: 1-877-202-0008
TTY: 1-855-653-9260

  • Report incidents, critical injuries or fatalities.
    If this is an emergency call 911 immediately.
  • Workplace health and safety inquiries.
  • Report unsafe work practices.

Other ways to contact us


Laws

Regulations

  • Regulations made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act