Health & Safety Board Requirements

In an effort to protect worker's rights and their health and safety in the work place, the Ontario Government requires workplaces to post certain documents. The postings are as listed with corresponding links.

1. Health and Safety Policy

2. Workplace Violence & Harassment Policy

  • The OHSA requires employers to prepare and review, at least once a year, a written Workplace Violence & Harassment policy, and to develop and maintain a program to implement that policy. The policy must be posted in the workplace except for workplaces with five or fewer regularly employed workers, unless ordered by an inspector.
  • Workplace Violence Harassment: Understanding the Law

3. A Copy of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Farming Regulations

4. Employment Standards in Ontario

  • Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), employers are required to display the most recent version of the ministry of Labour's Poster, "Employment Standards in Ontario" in at least one highly visible location in the workplace. Employers are required to provide each employee with a copy of the poster.
  • Exemptions

5. Health & Safety at Work: Prevention Starts Here Poster

6. WSIB- In Case of Injury at Work Poster (1,2,3,4)

7. WSIB- First Aid Regulations

8. Other Human Resources Posting Requirements

  • A copy of the First Aid Certificate of those trained or a list of the names of the valid First Aiders.
  • Name of the Health & Safety Representative or names of the individuals on the Joint Health & Safety Committee.
  • Location of the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or Safety Data Sheet, (SDS) binder.
  • Emergency Numbers, (they should be posted near the phone as opposed to the Health & Safety Board).

For more information:
Toll Free: 1-877-424-1300