Health & Safety Awareness Presentation

WSPS' Health & Safety Awareness Presentation (HSAP) gives students, new immigrants and other vulnerable workers the crucial information they need to ensure their health and safety on the job. Free of charge, these sessions can be presented to classrooms of any size – including general assemblies – and are delivered by trained WSPS volunteers.

HSAP can be delivered in English or French. For all other language inquiries, please contact

COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open

The Ontario government unveiled the “COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open,” a new five-tiered, colour-coded system to help inform and regulate public health decisions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is pleased to inform you that Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is offering a free webinar on the COVID-19 Response Framework.

8 ways for employers to “take every reasonable precaution” during a pandemic

Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act says that employers and supervisors should “take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of a worker.” This is known as the general duty clause, but what it means in an uncertain period such as during a pandemic is a question many employers have been asking WSPS.