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

Summer Safety Blitz

We’re focusing on the safety of new and young workers during a four-month blitz.

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

See the recommendations and read the final report.

Consultation

Proposed changes to Designated Substances Regulation and related codes.

Inspection of a Soft Rock Salt Mine

Learn what happens when a Ministry of Labour inspector visits a salt mine.

Working at Heights Training Standards

Working at Heights Training Standards

As of April 1st, 2015 workers on construction projects must complete approved training.

Construction Blitz

Inspectors focus on the dangers of working around vehicles and mobile equipment during spring blitz.

Our Partners

Partners

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

Threads of Life
Association for workplace tragedy family support.