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.


Expanded Definition of Worker

OHSA coverage expands to unpaid co-op students and learners in work placements.

Consultation: Prevention Programs

Consultation: Prevention Programs

Provide your feedback on prevention programming in Ontario.

Inspection Blitzes

New OHS Consultations

Review proposed changes, provide feedback: Construction, Noise Protection (All Sectors), WHMIS.

Video: Fall Hazards

Learn about fall hazards in construction and inspectors’ enforcement tools.

Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2013-2014 Annual Report

Read about what the ministry and its partners did to improve occupational health and safety in 2013-14.