Hiring and Training

Table of Contents

  1. Ontario Labour Laws
  2. Occupational Health and Safety
  3. Federal
  4. Workshops

Depending on the size of your beekeeping and honey production operation, you may need to employ seasonal workers. If this is the case, you will want to be familiar with provincial and federal labour laws as well as health and safety policies and practises. The links below provide information that will be useful whether you are an employer or an employee.

Ontario Labour Laws

Complying With Employment Standards: What Businesses Need to Know

Occupational Health and Safety

Human Resources

Occupational Health and Safety Act Application to Farming Operations
Frequently Asked Questions

Ontario Ministry of Labour - Health and Safety


Federal Workplace Health and Safety Regulations

National Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


Guelph Food Technology Centre - Training Portal

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300
E-mail: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca
Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 19 February 2010
Last Reviewed: 19 February 2010