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.

Occupational Health

In Ontario, occupational diseases have caused the deaths of more workers or former workers in the past ten years than occupational injuries have. Most of these diseases were caused by past exposure to asbestos.

Non-fatal diseases, such as noise-induced hearing loss, affect hundreds of workers in Ontario every year. The threats to your health are real.

This section provides information on the most common hazards and how to control them.

Resources

Documents and Magazine Articles

See also: Asbestos, Confined Space and Heat Stress documents and articles.

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