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.


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

Read Ontario's first occupational health and safety annual report.

Mining Blitz

Inspectors and engineers checking for proper controls to prevent the collapse of excavated rock.

Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

See the progress report on Ontario’s mining safety review.

New OHS Consultations

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

Video: Inspectors’ Enforcement Tools

Learn how inspectors enforce regulations surrounding fall hazards in construction.

It’s Your Job Video Contest

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

Our 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.