The Canadian Society Of Safety Engineering is Canada’s premier organization for Health & Safety Professionals. This site offers resources for education, meeting info, chapters, conferences and obtaining designation as a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and/or a Certified Health & Safety Consultant (CHSC).
The Occupational Health & Safety page of the Ontario Ministry of Labour provides access to general information on the OH&S Act, guides for new workers, project reports on major ministry initiatives, health and safety guidelines, engineering data sheets, alert bulletins and other publications. The detailed website of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) includes a number of useful fact sheets and special reports, OHS answers, event listings and up to date links. Much of the site is subscription based. Still, the site is always worth a look.
The Website Of The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration contains the complete U.S. regulatory regime. An extensive index lists detailed fact sheets on more general oh&s topics, each of which provides additional links to pertinent literature. An excellent resource.
The Alberta Construction Safety Association is a non-profit organization funded and directed by industry. The Association consists of construction industry volunteers supported by a team of professionals based out of offices in Edmonton and in Calgary. All the people involved with the ACSA, from the origin of the idea to the present, share a common vision: through cooperative efforts of all those involved, the construction environment in Alberta will be the safest anywhere.
The Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals … To protect and promote… occupational health and safety, environmental safety, public safety
The Construction Safety Association of Ontario… making health and safety matter.
IAPA is at the forefront of health and safety working with and bringing together industry, workers, governments and communities in identifying, eliminating and managing workplace risks that can result in premature and preventable injuries, disease and death to our precious human resources, as well as preventable losses to our organizations and communities.
Occupational Health Clinics For Ontario Workers (OHCOW) is a pro-active team of health professionals committed to promoting the highest degree of physical, mental and social well being for workers and their communities. At five clinics in Ontario a team of nurses, hygienists, ergonomists and physicians see patients and identify work-related illness and injuries, promote awareness of health and safety issues, and develop prevention strategies. We envision hazard-free workplaces that prevent work-related injury, illness and death and promote the well-being of workers, their families, communities and the earth which sustains us all.
Workers Health & Safety Center is our hope for the world. Because an average of 42 young Ontario workers are injured, made ill, or killed on the job every day. Think of it. That’s almost 2 young workers injured every hour of every day and every night, seven days a week, and it’s often because of what they didn’t know.
Ontario Ministry of Labour Young Workers should know ….This site contains health and safety information for young workers, their parents, teachers, principals, employers and others. Though the information is specific to the province of Ontario, Canada (the Young Worker Awareness Program is only available to Ontario high schools), others may also find it useful. Health and safety on the job knows no boundaries.
The Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) oversees Ontario’s workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in early and safe return to work.