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Health and Safety

Report an incident

Notify the ministry of fatalities, critical injuries, work refusals, reprisals and unsafe work practices.

Ministry of Labour Health & Safety Contact Centre

  • Toll-free: 1-877-202-0008
  • TTY: 1-855-653-9260
  • Fax: 905-577-1316

File a workplace health and safety complaint

Learn how to file a complaint if you have a workplace health and safety or workplace harassment concern and believe your employer is not correcting the situation.

File a complaint online

In an emergency, always call 911 immediately.

Health and Safety Associations

Our partners provide sector-specific health and safety advice, products, services and training.

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (construction, transportation and utilities)
Toll-free: 1-800-263-5024

Public Service Health & Safety Association (health, community service, education, culture, government)
Toll-free: 1-877-250-7444

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (industrial, service)
Toll-free: 1-877-494-9777

Workplace Safety North (mining, forestry, paper)
Toll-free: 1-888-730-7821

For more services, see our list of health and safety system partners.

Employment Standards

  • Public Holiday Pay, Unpaid Wages, Termination Pay
  • Minimum Wage, Hours of Work, Leaves, Vacations
  • Filing an Employment Standards Claim

Employment Standards Information Centre

  • GTA: 416-326-7160
  • Canada-wide: 1-800-531-5551
  • TTY: 1-866-567-8893


  • GTA: 416-326-1234
  • Canada-wide: 1-800-267-8097

Anonymous Information


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Ontario Ministry of Labour
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Toronto ON M7A 1T7


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Need other languages?

The Employment Standards Information Centre and the Health & Safety Contact Centre provide services in many languages.


As outlined in our Accessible Customer Service Policy, we are committed to providing accessible customer service. On request, we can arrange for accessible formats and communications supports.

Anonymous Information

All information provided anonymously by third parties to the Employment Standards Information Centre about possible violations is passed to the appropriate Ministry staff for review and for possible proactive activity.

It is important to note that an individual who provides anonymous information to the ministry would not have the right to an appeal if he or she was dissatisfied with the outcome of Ministry enforcement activity unless an order was issued on his or her behalf.

If you have additional questions about the ESA please call our Employment Standards Information Centre at 416-326-7160 or toll-free at