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You have an obligation to ensure the health and safety of all of your employees while they are working. This requires that you comply with certain regulations and standards for the safety of your workplace.
Employer and Employee Duties — Occupational Health and Safety (Federally Regulated Employers)Read about the obligations that you and your employees have under the Canada Labour Code and the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations. Tools and toolkits for employers on occupational health and safetyNo matter what jurisdiction your organization is regulated in, these tools can help you comply with workplace health and safety requirements. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information SystemEnsure safe handling of hazardous materials in your workplace. Learn how to use, store handle, label and dispose of these materials. Occupational health and safety training toolsFind online tools, webinars, guides, checklists and more to help you prevent injuries in your workplace. Workers' Compensation Board Alberta
Only Applies to : Get information on protecting your business and your workers from injury and illness while on the job.
Alberta Workplace health and safety (Alberta)
Only Applies to : If you operate a business, you should be aware of safety laws. Did you know that partnerships in health and safety can help your business?
Only Applies to : This service helps you comply with the legal requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation to ensure healthy and safe working conditions.
British Columbia WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and Related Materials
Only Applies to : Find out the legal requirements that must be met by all workplaces under the jurisdiction of WorkSafeBC.
British Columbia Employers' Advisers Office
Only Applies to : Get advice free of charge on your questions about workers' compensation issues in claims, assessments, prevention, and related matters.
British Columbia Small Business Primer — A Guide to the Workers' Compensation Board
Only Applies to : Access information about Workers' Compensation in British Columbia. Find out about paying premiums, preventing accidents, what to do if there is an accident, and more.
British Columbia Safe Manitoba
Only Applies to : Spot the hazards, assess the risks, and find a safer way every day. Access a multi-partner website working towards a strong workplace safety and health culture in Manitoba.
Manitoba Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba
Only Applies to : Access information and help for implementing an injury and disability insurance system to protect your business and your workforce.
Manitoba Application for WorkSafeNB Coverage
Only Applies to : If you have 3 or more people working for you, you need to register for workers' compensation insurance.
New Brunswick Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission
Only Applies to : If you are an employer in Newfoundland and Labrador, you must register with this organization to receive no-fault work injury insurance.
Newfoundland and Labrador PRIME Employer Incentive for workplace health and safety
Only Applies to : Minimize your workers' compensation claim costs and receive refunds for good occupational health and safety and return-to-work practices.
Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety (Nova Scotia)
Only Applies to : Find out about your rights and requirements as an employer under Nova Scotia's
Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act. Small Business Safety Toolkit
Only Applies to : Use this free guide to plan and maintain a system designed to keep your workers safe.
Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Online Service for Business
Only Applies to : Use this online service to apply for, manage, and pay for your Nova Scotia business registrations, permits and licenses.
Nova Scotia Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission
Only Applies to : If you operate a business in the Northwest Territories or Nunavut that employs people, you must register with the commission.
Northwest Territories Nunavut Ontario Office of the Employer Adviser
Only Applies to : Get free expert advice and representation on workplace safety and insurance issues.
Ontario A Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario)
Only Applies to : Learn about your duties as an Ontario employer concerning workplace health and safety regulations.
Ontario Modular training
Only Applies to : Find out about on-the-job training requirements for employees in the mining, forestry and construction industries in Ontario.
Ontario Ontario's Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
Only Applies to : As an employer, you need to make your workplace safe and injury-free. Get help from the Board.
Ontario PEI Workers Compensation Board
Only Applies to : Learn what you are required to do to keep your workplace safe and the steps you must take when a workplace injury occurs.
Prince Edward Island Registration with the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
Only Applies to : You are required to register with the
Quebec CNESST if you have paid employees and your business is located in Quebec. (in french only) Occupational health and safety — rights and obligations
Only Applies to : Learn about the rights and obligations that ensure healthy and safe working conditions for both you and your employees.
Quebec (in french only) WorkSafe Saskatchewan
Only Applies to : Learn how to make your workplace as safe as possible and prevent on-site injuries due to collisions, fires, violence, hazards, and more.
Saskatchewan Safety in the workplace — Saskatchewan
Only Applies to : As an employer, you have the obligation to ensure the health and safety of your employees. Access resources that can help you make your workplace as safe as possible.
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
Only Applies to : Find out if you need to register for workers' compensation insurance to protect you and your employees from work-related injuries or death.
Saskatchewan Workplace Hazardous Materials Information — WHMIS — Saskatchewan
Only Applies to : Reduce the risks from hazardous products in your workplace. Find out how to determine what is a controlled product and the rules and regulations that apply to them.
Saskatchewan Certificate of Recognition — contract requirement
Only Applies to : Get your occupational health and safety certification to be able to bid on large government construction contracts.
Yukon Promoting workplace safety and health
Only Applies to : Protect your employees with workplace safety training and certification.
Yukon CHOICES workplace safety incentive program
Only Applies to : You may qualify for insurance rebates for improving your workplace health and safety and return-to-work outcomes.