Health and Safety

Welcome to the new Health and Safety page for PSAC Ontario! We’re here to provide relevant, up-to-date information to help all our members stay safe and avoid risks in their workplaces. Check in regularly to see what we’ve added… and let us know if there is specific content you’d like to see.

The Committee is here to help and listen to the needs of the membership, so please reach out if you have questions or comments.  We would love to hear from you!

In Safety and Solidarity,

Leslie Searl


PSAC Ontario Health and Safety Committee


Health and Safety

Government of Canada – Mental Health Resources
Disability Issues
Stop Workplace Violence
Duty to Accommodate

Guides and Resources

Ontario Occupational Health & Safety Act
New health and safety rights for federal employees
CCOHS Violence in the Workplace: Awareness FREE!
Code of practice to address workplace harassment
CCOHS Return to Work During COVID-19 NEW! FREE!
CCOHS WHMIS 2015: An Introduction FREE!
Information About WSIB Objection Process
Certified ODRT Instructor Training
Appeal Process – Background Information
Definition of danger
Definitions of violence and harassment under different laws in Canada
Domestic Violence: Can work be safe when home isn’t?
Employer action against workers
Health and safety officers
Health and safety policy committees
Internal complaint process
Pregnant and nursing employees
Preventative measures – the hierarchy of controls
Right to refuse dangerous work
Wages and benefits during work refusal
Who is responsible for health and safety in the workplace?
Workplace health and safety committee identification form
Workplace violence and harassment glossary

External links

RSI Day 2022

…Register today for courses running February 10 to 28, 2022 …

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Canadian Labour Congress on health and safety
International Labour Organization Safety and Health Programme
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat-Occupational Health and Safety Policies and Publications
World Health Organization Occupational Health Program


Webinar #11 – Federal Disability Insurance Plan Webinar – March 3, 2021 Fraser vs. Canada Supreme Court Decision (Oct 2020) Talos…

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