Fatality Notice: IHSA has learned of a construction-related fatality in Sudbury involving a construction worker securing a transport trailer load. One workplace fatality is one too many, regardless of the sector, industry, or occupation. Please take a moment to think about those who have died or been injured on the job and re-establish a commitment to the prevention of injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

About Us

Make safety work for you. IHSA is your first step.

The Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) is Ontario’s trusted health and safety resource. Our goal is to improve the lives of Ontario workers. We provide the resources and training that control and eliminate safety hazards in work environments involving high-risk activities.

At IHSA we have always maintained a standard of excellence. We are proud of our role in helping to make Ontario one of the safest places in the world to work.

Our focus is on workers and keeping our promise to provide them with the tools to Work Safe for Life.

For information about IHSA's plan, view IHSA's Strategic Plan

As part of Ontario's health and safety system, we are recognized by the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board as designated trainers and consultants. So, you can be sure that the training you get from IHSA meets regulatory requirements and compliance standards.


IHSA Vision

Safe and healthy workplaces free from incidents, injuries, illnesses or fatalities.


IHSA Mission

To be Ontario’s trusted health and safety resource for effective sector-specific engagement, education, products and services.

We remain committed to providing you with world-class service and the information you need to prevent occupational injury and illness.

IHSA Policy Statement

The Board of Directors and management of Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) are committed to the prevention and elimination of occupational illnesses and injuries and the support for mental wellness in our workplace.

To learn more, download our IHSA Policy Statement


IHSA Workplace Violence & Harassment Policy

The Board of Directors and management of the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) recognize the potential for workplace violence and harassment and are committed to working with employees to provide a safe and respectful work environment.

To learn more, download our IHSA Workplace Violence & Harassment Policy

IHSA's Annual Report 2018

Learn about illness and injury performance data in our new annual report that's focused on worker safety.

Download IHSA's 2018 Annual Report and financial statements.


IHSA's Expense Policy

To download a copy of our expense policy, click here.


IHSA serves the following industries

  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Utilities
  • Aggregates
  • Natural gas
  • Ready-mix concrete
  • Transportation

IHSA Membership

You are automatically a member of IHSA if you are employed with a firm that pays premiums to the WSIB in Ontario in one of the following rate groups:

  • 134 – Aggregates
  • 497 – Ready-Mix Concrete
  • 551 – Air Transport Industries
  • 553 – Air Transport Services
  • 560 – Warehousing
  • 570 – General Trucking
  • 577 – Courier
  • 580 – Miscellaneous Transportation
  • 584 – School Buses
  • 681 – Lumber/Builders Supply
  • 689 – Waste Materials Recycling
  • 704 – Electrical and Incidental Construction
  • 707 – Mechanical and Sheet Metal
  • 711 – Road Building and Excavation
  • 719 – Inside Finishing
  • 723 – ICI Construction
  • 728 – Roofing
  • 732 – Heavy Civil Construction
  • 737 – Millwrighting and Welding
  • 741 – Masonry
  • 748 – Formwork and Demolition
  • 751 – Siding and Outside Finishing
  • 764 – Homebuilding
  • 830 – Power and Telecommunication Lines
  • 833 – Electric Power Generation
  • 835 – Oil, Power and Water Distribution
  • 838 – Natural Gas Distribution
  • 755 – Non-Exempt Partners and Executive Officers in Construction

Board of Directors

IHSA's Board of Directors represents the industries we serve as follows:


General ICI

  • Tony DiMaria – Brick and Allied Craft Union of Canada
  • Robert Love – Alberici Contractors

Labour-Management Network

IHSA works closely with its industry partners and labour associations through its Labour-Management network, its industry-based Advisory Councils and its two Provincial Labour-Management Safety Committees and Section 21 Committees (construction and electrical respectively).

Social Networks

Join us on some of the following social networks. Follow our daily tweets on twitter. Browse our video archive on Vimeo and subscribe to our channel on YouTube.

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