Ministry of Labour Ontario Helping Keep Workers Safe on the Job Province Supporting Innovative Projects to Reduce Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Waterloo, ON – Jan 23, 2017 Ontario is helping to enhance the wellbeing of workers across the province by supporting projects that will help employees stay healthy and safe at work. The province will […]
News from the Ontario Ministry of Labour
Ontario is providing $4.38 million to support projects that will improve occupational health and safety for workers across the province.
As young people across Ontario start looking for summer jobs, Ontario is launching initiatives to protect young workers in seasonal or part-time employment.
Ontario to Introduce Legislation to Support First Responders with PTSD – Toronto, ON Today Ontario intends to introduce legislation that would create a presumption that post-traumatic stress disorder – PTSD diagnosed in first responders is work-related, leading to faster access to resources and treatment. If passed, the Supporting Ontario’s First Responders Act (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), […]
Ontario Taking Action To Protect Drill Rig Operators 12/09/2015 – Toronto, ON Ontario has passed amendments under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to strengthen the health and safety of workers on construction projects, including new requirements for operating rotary foundation drill rigs. Rotary foundation drill rigs are used for boring holes in soil in […]
Toronto – May 21, 2015 Ontario has established an advisory group to assist the government in the development and implementation of a Construction Health and Safety Action Plan. As set out in the Ministry of Labour 2014-15 mandate letter, the Action Plan will strengthen workplace injury and illness prevention for construction workers across the province. […]