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.



Construction Occupational Health and Safety Inspectors are being recruited. Learn more.

Electrical wiring in new residential construction

On January 1, new requirements for suspended access equipment go into effect.


New January 1, 2017 safety requirements related to risk assessment and high hazards.


Secondary students: enter your workplace health and safety video for a chance to win.

Workplace Fatalities

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

View Fatalities (Updated December 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.