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

The Ministry of Labour and its partners are raising awareness of workplace MSDs. Work shouldn’t hurt!

Worker wearing personal protective equipment, while handling chemicals

Proper chemical handling
can prevent injuries and occupational diseases.

Workers

New resources are available to address workplace harassment.

Load haul dump truck

We’re focusing on protecting workers from hazards involving motor vehicles at mines.

Workplace Fatalities

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

View Fatalities (Updated August 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.