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Canadian Government Departments Responsible for OH&S

Introduction

Below is some contact information for agencies across Canada that are responsible for occupational health and safety in the federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions. Check government internet or telephone directory listings in your locality to find the telephone number of the office closest to you.


Canada (Federal Jurisdiction)

Alberta

Occupational Health and Safety
Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour
10th Floor Seventh Street Plaza, South Tower
10030 - 107 Street
Edmonton  AB  T5J 3E4
General Inquiries: (780) 415-8690
Workplace Health and Safety Call Centre: 1-866-415-8690
http://humanservices.alberta.ca/working-in-alberta/53.html


British Columbia

WorkSafeBC
6951 Westminster Highway
P.O. Box 5350 STN Terminal
Richmond BC V6B 5L5
General Inquiries: (604) 273-2266
Health & Safety Questions (604) 276-3100; 1-888-621-7233
After hours safety and health emergency reporting: (604) 273-7711; 1-888-621-7233
http://www.worksafebc.com/
Contact List/Regional Offices: http://www.worksafebc.com/contact_us/regional_locations/default.asp


Manitoba

SAFE Manitoba
16 - 363 Broadway
Winnipeg MB R3C 3N9
http://safemanitoba.com/

For more information on SAFE Work Manitoba or for Workplace Safety and Health: (204) 957-7233; 1-866-929-7233


New Brunswick

WorkSafeNB
Saint John - Head Office
1 Portland Street
P.O. Box 160
Saint John NB E2L 3X9
Telephone: (506) 632-2200; 1-800-222-9775
http://www.worksafenb.ca/


Newfoundland and Labrador

Occupational Health and Safety Branch, Service NL
28 Pippy Place
St John's NL A1B 3X4
Telephone: 1-800-563-5471
Serious Workplace Accident Reports: (709) 729-4444 (24 Hours)
http://www.gs.gov.nl.ca/ohs/


Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
P.O. Box 8888
Centre Square Tower, 5th Floor
5022 49 Street
Yellowknife NT X1A 2R3
Telephone: (867) 920-3888; 1-800-661-0792
Iqaluit Office: (867) 979-8500; 1-877-404-4407
Inuvik Office - Industrial Safety: (867) 678-2301
http://www.wscc.nt.ca/


Nova Scotia

Occupational Health & Safety Division
Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education
P.O. Box 697
5151 Terminal Road
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8
Telephone: 902-424-5400; 1-800-952-2687
http://www.gov.ns.ca/lae/ohs/ or http://novascotia.ca/lae/healthandsafety/


Ontario

Occupational Health and Safety Branch
Ministry of Labour
505 University Avenue, 19th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 1T7
Telephone: 1-877-202-0008 (in Ontario only)
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/
Regional Offices: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/about/reg_offices.php


Prince Edward Island

Safe Workplaces
Workers' Compensation Board
P.O. Box 757. 14 Weymouth Street
Charlottetown PE C1A 7L7
General Inquiries: (902) 368-5680; 1-800-237-5049 (in Atlantic Canada only)
http://www.wcb.pe.ca


Quebec

Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST)
[Administrative Head Office]
524, rue Bourdages
Québec QC G1K 7E2
Telephone: 1-844-838-0808
http://www.csst.qc.ca/en/Pages/all_english_content.aspx
Regional Offices: http://www.cnesst.gouv.qc.ca/nous-joindre/pages/nous-joindre.aspx#bureau_regionaux


Saskatchewan

WorkSafe Saskatchewan
200 - 1881 Scarth Street
Regina SK S4P 4L1
Telephone: (306) 787-4370; 1-800-667-7590
To report a dangerous work situation: 1-800-567-7233
http://www.worksafesask.ca/


Yukon

Occupational Health and Safety Branch
Yukon Workers' Compensation, Health and Safety Board
401 Strickland Street
Whitehorse YT Y1A 5N8
General Inquiries (867) 667-5645; 1-800-661-0443
http://wcb.yk.ca

Document last updated on December 8, 2015

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