Worker Health and Safety A Priority For The McGuinty Government
Ontario will focus on personal protective equipment during an enforcement blitz at workplaces across Ontario.
In October, Ministry of Labour inspectors will check on head, eye, foot, respiratory and other protection worn or used by workers at industrial and health care workplaces.
They will check that the equipment is:
Protecting workers is part of the government's ongoing commitment to prevent workplace injuries through its Safe at Work Ontario strategy.
Read more about Ontario’s Safe at Work Ontario strategy to improve workplace safety.
Learn about the ministry’s Industrial Sector Plan 2011-2012 and Health Care Sector Plan 2011-2012.
Matt Blajer, Communications Branch, 416-326-7405
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