Ontario is already a great place to do business, live and work. Making our province, and indeed our country, the healthiest and safest place to work in the world is a prize worth winning.
Ontario’s Prevention System is made up of the Ministry of Labour (MOL), Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Workers Health & Safety Centre, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. and 12 Health and Safety Associations (HSAs).
Health & Safety Ontario (HSO) is the result of a bold move to reorganize the independent efforts of 12 health and safety associations into four streamlined organizations to better serve more than 236,000 Ontario businesses.
HSO is comprised of:
What this means to your organization:
Health and safety expertise & best practices
Innovative and cost-effective solutions
Sector-specific products and services
Information, advice and training
Additional resources that provide Health and Safety Ontario’s commitment to performance outcomes expected from the restructuring and other system improvements currently underway:
The 2007-2008 Record of Activities (2.9 MB PDF) for the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario, which describes the collaborative evolution of the WSIB 2008-2012 Road to Zero Prevention Strategy, and sets out goals and outcomes for every working group and project designed to get us to Zero.
A business case (257 KB PDF) released in February 2009 that supports the realignment of Ontario's 12 Health and Safety Associations. Includes five ways the Prevention System will know it has reached its goals, and makes the case for change.