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.



The ministry is hiring Occupational Health and Safety Inspectors. Learn more about this exciting opportunity.

Young Worker

We’re helping to protect new and young workers with a health and safety blitz until Sept. 2

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Ontario has adopted new global standards for providing information about hazardous workplace chemicals.

Suspended Access Equipment

Strengthening the provisions for using suspended access equipment.

Workplace Fatalities

Workplace fatalities have a tremendous impact on families, workplaces and communities.

View Fatalities (Updated July 2016)

Our Partners

The ministry works closely with its partners to protect worker's health and safety on the job.

Association for workplace tragedy family support.