Mandatory Awareness Training

Mandatory in Ontario workplaces: Health and safety awareness training for workers and supervisors 

All workplaces in Ontario covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act must ensure their workers and supervisors have completed a basic health and safety awareness training program.

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (Ministry) has provided free training material.

Ontario Mandatory Awareness Training Program links

Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps    

Sensibilisation des travailleurs à la santé et la sécurité en 4 étapes 

Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness in 5 Steps    

Sensibilisation des superviseurs à la santé et la sécurité en 5 étapes

Resources for Employers

The Ministry has developed Awareness Training Guidance Tools to help companies assess if their own training programs meet the content requirements under O. Reg. 297/13. These tools can be accessed using the links below:

Training Program Assessment for Workers

Training Program Assessment of Supervisors

Record Keeping Template

Knowledge Check for Workers

Knowledge Check for Supervisors

Related information

Free resources and checklists for new and young workers

Business health and safety checklist and other resources