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Canadian Government Departments Responsible for OH&S


Below is some contact information for agencies across Canada that are responsible for occupational health and safety in the federal, provincial and territorial jurisdictions. Check the "Blue Pages" or other government telephone directory listings in your locality to find the telephone number of the office closest to you.

Canada (Federal Jurisdiction)


Occupational Health and Safety
Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour
10th Floor Seventh Street Plaza, South Tower
10030 - 107 Street
Edmonton  AB  T5J 3E4
General Inquiries: (780) 415-8690; FAX: (780) 422-3730
Workplace Health and Safety Call Centre: 1-866-415-8690

British Columbia

6951 Westminster Highway
P.O. Box 5350 STN Terminal
Richmond BC V6B 5L5
Health & Safety Questions (604) 276-3100; 1-888-621-SAFE (7233)
General Inquiries: (604) 273-2266
After hours safety and health emergency reporting: (604) 273-7711; 1-888-621-SAFE (7233)
Fax: (604) 276-3247
Contact List/Regional Offices: http://www.worksafebc.com/contact_us/regional_locations/default.asp


SAFE Manitoba

For more information on SAFE Work programs, materials or programming, call:
(204) 957-SAFE (957-7233) in Winnipeg or
1-866-929-SAFE (1-866-929-7233) outside Winnipeg

Workplace Safety and Health - Manitoba
1-866-888-8186 or (204) 945-6848

To report serious workplace incidents, injuries or fatalities: (204) 945-3446 or toll-free in Manitoba at 1- 866-888-8186. After hours call (204) 945-0581.

New Brunswick

Saint John - Head Office
1 Portland Street
P.O. Box 160
Saint John, NB E2L 3X9
Telephone: (506) 632-2200 or 1-800-222-9775

Newfoundland and Labrador

Occupational Health and Safety Branch, Service NL
15 Dundee Avenue
Mount Pearl NL A1N 4R6
Telephone : 1-800-563-5471
Occupational Health and Safety: http://www.gs.gov.nl.ca/ohs/
Contact List/Regional Offices: http://www.gs.gov.nl.ca/department/contact.html#ohs

Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut
P.O. Box 888
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2R3
Telephone: (867) 920-3888; 1-800-661-0792
Fax: (867) 873-4596
Iqaluit Office: (867) 979-8500; 1-877-404-4407
Fax: (867) 979-8501

Nova Scotia

Occupational Health & Safety Division
Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education
P.O. Box 697
5151 Terminal Road
Halifax, NS B3J 2T8
Occupational Health and Safety (all inquiries)
1-800-9LABOUR (1-800-952-2687)
Phone: 902-424-5400
Fax: 902-424-5640


Occupational Health and Safety Branch
Ministry of Labour
505 University Avenue, 19th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 1T7
General Inquiries: 1-877-202-0008 (in Ontario only)
Fax: (905) 577-1316
Regional Offices: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/about/reg_offices.php

Prince Edward Island

Safe Workplaces
Workers' Compensation Board
P.O. Box 757. 14 Weymouth Street
Charlottetown PE C1A 7L7
General Inquiries: (902) 368-5680; 1-800-237-5049 (in Atlantic Canada only)
Fax: (902) 368-5696


Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail du Québec
(Occupational Health and Safety Commission)
C P 6056, Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal PQ H3C 4E1
General Inquiries: 1-866-302-CSST (2778)
CSST Internet address: http://www.csst.qc.ca/en/Pages/all_english_content.aspx
Contact list/Regional Offices: http://www.csst.qc.ca/nous_joindre/Pages/repertoire_general.aspx


Occupational Health and Safety
Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
300-1870 Albert Street
Regina SK S4P 4W1
Telephone: (306) 787-7404


Occupational Health and Safety Branch
Yukon Workers' Compensation, Health and Safety Board
401 Strickland Street
Whitehorse YT Y1A 5N8
General Inquiries (867) 667-5645; 1-800-661-0443
Fax: (867) 393-6279

Document last updated on November 5, 2013


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