Top Hazards

Musculoskeletal Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Sprains, strains and injuries affecting muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves account for 43% of work-related injuries.

Contact with Machinery
Contact with Machinery
Working with machinery has potential for serious injuries or fatalities if they are not used and maintained properly.
Motor Vehicle Incidents
Motor Vehicle Incidents
Motor vehicle collisions on Ontario roads are the greatest single cause of all Ontario worker fatalities.
Slips and Falls
Slips and Falls

There are two kinds of falls—same level or from height. 80 workers are injured every day because of a fall—that’s one every 20 minutes.

 

News and Updates HSO Announcements

Please note that there are scheduled improvements to the HealthandSafetyOntario.ca and WSPS.ca websites that will make access unavailable from the evening of Friday May 2nd until the morning of Monday May 5th.
May 02, 2014