With the support of Canadian unions, associations, and government and private bodies, we have the tools to create a safer workplace free from fatalities and grievous injuries. Three industry leaders weigh in on what it will take to make Canada the safest workforce in the world.

Dave Bulmer

President, AMAPCEO Ontario’s Professional Employees

The presence of unions in the workplace benefits not only those they represent but also the many who have to weigh the cost of speaking up against the potential of losing their jobs.

Hon. Kevin Flynn

Ontario’s Minister of Labour, Ministry of Labour

Safety in the workplace should be as routine as buckling your seat belt — and it needs to be a shared responsibility.

Paul Andre

Vice Chair, Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals

Occupational health and safety (OHS) has become an increasingly important issue for businesses. In 2015 alone, The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) reported 852 fatalities in the workplace in Canada because of a work-related incident.