Resources: Workplace Health and Safety

Association of Canadian Ergonomists:
105-150 Crowfoot Cr. NW, Ste 1003
Calgary, AB T3G 3T2
T: 403-219-4001, 1-888-432-2223
F: 403-451-1503

“Communique,” a quarterly newsletter; “Ergonomics-Ergonomie Canada” magazine; online links to information and resources; directory of ergonomic consultants in Canada; professional development events; publications.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCHOHS):
135 Hunter St. E.
Hamilton, ON L8N 1M5
T: 905-572-2981, 1-800-668-4284
F: 905-572-2206

CCOHS is Canada’s national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety.  CCOHS promotes the total well-being, physical, psychosocial and mental health of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health and safety programs and the prevention of injury and illness.

Canadian Race Relations Foundation:
701-4576 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON M2N 6N4
T: 416-952-3500, 1-888-240-4936
F: 416-952-3326, 1-888-399-0333

Referrals; information; roundtable discussions and consultations; online bibliographic search; antiracism education and training; research reports and publications available via the website.*


Canada’s National Workplace Health and Safety Website; enables Canadians to locate workplace health and safety information from the Canadian federal, provincial and territorial governments and their agencies.

Council of Canadians with Disabilities:
926-294 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB R3C O89
T: 204-947-0303
TTY: 204-943-4757
F: 204-942-4625

Publications; newsletters; links.

Employee Assistance Program Association of Toronto (EAPAT):
101-33 Hazelton Ave., Lower Level
Toronto, ON M5R 2E3
T: 416-410-8913

EAPAT assists in the professional development of its members who include EAP professionals, occupational health nurses, human resource professionals, disability management specialists, benefits consultants, health and safety staff, labour representatives and business persons.

Institute for Work and Health:
800-481 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 2E9
T: 416-927-2027
F: 416-927-4167

Produces evidence-based information and tools on workplace injury prevention and disability management for use by employers, workers, policy-makers, clinicians and researchers.

National Institute of Disability Management and Research:
c/o Pacific Coast University for the Workplace Health Sciences
4755 Cherry Creek Rd.
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 0A7
T: 778-421-0821
F: 778-421-0823

Online education modules; professional certifications; audit and assessment tools; publications; videos; electronic database with regard to disability management and return to work.

Persons with Disabilities Online:
Government of Canada
Service Canada
Attention: Disability Cluster
T: 1-800-O-CANADA [622-6232]
TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Information; links to provincial offices and addresses; publications available online.

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS):
5110 Creekbank Rd.
Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1
T: 905-614-1400, 1-877-494-9777
F: 905-614-1414

As one of four health and safety associations operating under the Health & Safety Ontario banner, WSPS is a trusted advisor to businesses, large and small, seeking to boost productivity and profitability by reaching zero work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.  Previously known as: Farm Safety Association (FSA), Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA), Ontario Service Safety Alliance (OSSA).  WSPS provides industry-specific health and safety products, training and consulting services to 154,000 businesses and 3.8 million employees in Ontario’s agricultural, manufacturing and service sectors.