Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations contain legal requirements that must be met by all Ontario workplaces.

This webtool presents information on key topics to assist Ontario workplaces reference and understand legislated obligations in a summary format. The intent is to provide information broadly, therefore, the information may be used and shared, but this information cannot be distributed for profit. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy, currency and completeness of the information provided. However, where there are differences between the website and the official version of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, please consider the official version of the legislation correct. Current versions of legislation in Ontario can be found at https://www.ontario.ca/Laws

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The contents of this tool are for general information only. This publication should not be regarded or relied upon as a definitive guide to government regulations or to safety practices and procedures. The contents of this publication were, to the best of our knowledge, current at the time of production. However, no representations of any kind are made with regard to the accuracy, completeness, or sufficiency of the contents. The appropriate regulations and statutes should be consulted. Readers should not act on the information contained herein without seeking specific independent legal advice on their specific circumstance. The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association is pleased to answer individual requests for counselling and advice.