We have worked with a variety of companies to address prevention-related issues. Our prevention teams have extensive experience with providing organizations with expertise, guidance, support and thought leadership in the following areas:

 
  • Aggregates

    Information about hazards in the aggregate industry and how to prevent them.

  • Asbestos

    Information about asbestos training, and resources on how to control exposure to asbestos-containing material.

  • Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR)

    Mandatory registration system that monitors the safety performance of large truck and bus operators.

  • Confined Spaces

    Information on health and safety hazards associated with working in a confined space.

  • Constructing and using ice roads in Ontario

    Learn the basic steps for planning, designing, constructing, and operating ice roads.

  • Construction Health and Safety Manual

    Our most comprehensive health and safety guide. It's a must-have for every construction worker and helps you recognize and protect yourself against health and safety hazards.

    Disponible en français: Manuel de santé et sécurité de l'industrie de la construction

  • Cranes and Concrete Pumps

    Accidents involving tower cranes, mobile cranes, and concrete pumps can have tragic consequences for workers and the public.

  • Distracted Driving

    Distracted driving is a leading cause of driving-related deaths in Ontario. This section provides information and resources about driver safety and eliminating distractions.

  • Diving Operations

    Are you planning a diving operation in Ontario? Divers employed in Ontario are required to comply with the requirements of Diving Operations (Ontario Regulation 629/94) and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act.

  • Electrical Hazards

    Protective measures against electrical hazards such as electric shock, arc flash and powerline contact.

  • Fall Prevention and Working at Heights

    Fall protection training and resources on how to protect yourself or your workers from falls from heights.

  • Fleet Safety Council

    An association of driver trainers and safety professionals helping to promote safety within the transportation industry.

  • Getting Started

    This section will provide you with the resources you need to "get started" on the path to health and safety.

  • Health and Safety Policy and Program

    Sample documents to help you develop a health and safety policy and program or revise your existing one.

  • Health and Safety Representatives

    Information on powers, duties, and training requirements for those who are interested in becoming their company's H & S Rep.

  • Heat Stress

    How to recognize the symptoms of heat stress and implement ways to prevent it.

  • Heavy Equipment

    The dangers of working with heavy vehicles or equipment and information on establishing safety measures such as traffic control procedures.

  • Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Certification

    Training courses to become a certified member of a Joint Health and Safety Committee.

  • Lift Smartly

    Heavy or repetitive lifting can hurt your back and lead to a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD).

  • New, Young, and Experienced Workers

    The age, background, and experience level of a worker can have an impact on the hazards they may be exposed to and the type of injuries they may face in the workplace.

  • Motor Vehicle Incidents

    How to avoid motor vehicle accidents.

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ergonomics

    Resources to help you recognize, assess and control ergonomic hazards that could lead to painful and costly musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

  • National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO)

    A certificate awarded to those who have practical construction knowledge and a wide range of health and safety training.

  • Noise Awareness

    Information about the effects of noise and how to control it.

  • Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations

    Online version of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and associated regulations that can be searched by topic or keyword.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Information on protective equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses, safety boots, hearing protection, and respirators.

  • Return to Work

    Resources to help injured workers get back to safe and productive work as soon as possible.

  • Road Safety Solutions

    Programs, products and services to assist the employer in the development and implementation of a road safety program.

  • Safety Talks

    A comprehensive collection of 5-minute safety talks that reminds workers about health and safety issues on the jobsite.

  • Slips, Trips, and Falls

    In the industries served by IHSA, slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of fatalities and critical injuries across Ontario.

  • Smoking and Smoking Cessation

    It is common knowledge that smoking is bad for your health. In fact, smoking costs the Ontario economy about $2 billion in health care costs each year. Workers who smoke are also at higher risk of contracting diseases from exposure to various substances in the workplace.

  • Stop and Reflect

    Time for a mid-year review of your health and safety practices. If you are a small company with only a few employees, it can sometimes be hard to incorporate health and safety into your business.

  • Struck-by Hazards

    Struck-by is a term for the various injuries that occur when workers are hit—or struck—by tools, materials, equipment, or vehicles. It is a leading cause of injury in the industries that IHSA serves.

  • Supervisors

    Resources to help you become a competent supervisor.

  • Suspended Access Equipment

    Resources for employers who work with suspended work platform systems and boatswain's chairs.

  • Traffic Control

    Resources compiled for the recent blitz on struck-by hazards associated with traffic control on construction sites and roadbuilding projects.

  • Trenching and Excavations

    Information on how to prevent accidents relating to trenching and excavation work.

  • Workplace Violence and Harassment

    Employers in Ontario are required to assess the risks of workplace violence and develop policies and programs towards eliminating violence and harassment in their workplaces.