Legislation

Many basic elements are similar in all the jurisdictions across Canada. However, details of the occupational health and safety legislation and how laws are enforced vary from one jurisdiction to another. Learn your legal rights and responsibilities and stay in compliance with our wide range of legislation resources.

Legislation

Acts and Regulations

There are fourteen jurisdictions in Canada - one federal, ten provincial and three territorial - each having its own occupational health and...

WHMIS/GHS/(M)SDS

WHMIS is a comprehensive system for providing information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces. WHMIS is...

Due Diligence

To exercise due diligence, an employer must implement a plan to identify possible workplace hazards and carry out the appropriate...

Standards

Standards establish specifications and procedures to ensure the reliability of the products, methods, and services people use...

Health and Safety Programs

A health and safety program is a definite plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. Some form of a...

Internal Responsibility System

Everyone in the workplace is responsible for their own safety and for the safety of co-workers. The internal responsibility system puts in place...

Rights and Responsibilities

Employers, managers, supervisors, workers, and the government all have responsibilities when it comes to workplace health and safety....