Health and safety regulations
Learn about your obligations regarding ensuring the safety of your products, your services, and your workplace. Get information on best practices and inspections related to health and safety.
Products and services
- For Industry: Canada Consumer Product Safety Act
If you manufacture, import, distribute or sell products, find out what you need to do to ensure that your products are safe.
- Boiler and pressure vessel safety
If your business involves the manufacturing, installation or operation of pressure equipment, you should know the safety standards and certifications that apply to you.
- Good manufacturing practices for cosmetic products
If you manufacture cosmetics products, guidelines are available to ensure that you meet safety and quality requirements.
- Radiation emitting devices
You must ensure that the radiation-emitting devices (such as X-rays and tanning equipment) you use comply with certain safety requirements.
- Getting electrical products approved
If you manufacture, import, or sell electrical equipment in Ontario, you need to make sure that it meets the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.
- Cushioning material and upholstered articles in French only
Find out about the rules to follow and the permits you need, if you are engaged in commercial activities related to upholstering, packing or stuffing.
Place of business
- Workplace health and safety regulations
Find out what you need to do to ensure the health and safety of your employees while they are at work.
- Technical Inspection Services, Safety Codes and Standards
Find out about standards and inspection services for electrical, plumbing, propane, natural and medical gas installations, boilers, pressure vessels, elevating devices and amusement rides operations.
- Elevating devices safety
Does your business involve the installation or maintenance of elevating equipment? Know which licence you will require, and the technical safety standards for such complex electrical and mechanical equipment.
- Amusement ride safety
Does your business operate amusement rides, including go-karts or inflatable bounces? Know the safety standards and licence requirements for each ride or device.
- A Guide to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ontario)
Learn about your duties as an Ontario employer concerning workplace health and safety regulations.
- Regulated Safety Services
Learn about the enforcement of safety laws in Ontario in a number of business sectors.
- Safety Codes Act
Be aware of standards for buildings, electrical, natural gas, propane, plumbing, boilers, pressure vessels, elevators, amusement rides, ski lifts, and fire safety.
- Smoke-Free Ontario
Learn about your legal responsibilities as a business owner and employer.
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