Labour & Regulatory Services - Workplace, Safety & Health

Workplace Enforcement Activity


Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) conducts targeted enforcement activities of workplaces and industries throughout the province. In addition, WSH answers calls and provides information to the public. WSH is also responsible to investigate Right to Refuse and allegations of Reprisal that meet the definition under the WSH Act. The following tables provides cumulative totals for WSH activity.

Total between April 1, 2022 and: Inspections Number of Individual Improvement Orders Stop Work Orders Calls and Emails Reported Work Refusals Alleged Reprisals
May 15, 2022 646 1005 20 713 2 7
Total between April 1, 2021 and: Inspections Number of Individual Improvement Orders Stop Work Orders Calls and Emails Reported Work Refusals Alleged Reprisals
March 31, 2022 6449 10415 406 7902 15 49