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

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

Voluntary standard for occupational health and safety management system accreditation

Falls Inspection Blitz

Focus on falls prevention across the construction, health care, industrial and mining sectors

Are employers controlling hazards and protecting workers?

Workplace Fatalities

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

View Fatalities (Updated October 2017)

Workplace Injury and Fatality Trends in Ontario

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.