Making Ottawa the safest city in which to live, learn, work and play.
  • Community
  • Employers
  • Students


Safety at Work is a serious issue. Everyday three Canadians die from work-related injuries. You have every right to a safe work environment, and every right to go home to your family at the end of the day alive and in one piece. Safety at work - your employer needs to take it seriously and so do you.

Know your rights.
Know your responsibilities.
Learn how to work safe.

Students who complete the Passport to Safety challenge successfully and receive a “Certificate of Completion” are more employable than those who don’t.  It shows you understand the basics of on the job safety and will help you to know what questions to ask and what to do if you think your work is unsafe.

Stand out from the crowd with a resume that proves you are serious about health and safety. Take the Passport to Safety challenge and earn a transcript that will make you more employable than someone without it.

Passport to Safety
is a national health and safety awareness program that aims to revolutionize thinking among youth about on-the-job safety. Through “Passport to Safety”, students challenge an on-line, no-fail “test” and earn a transcript verifying completion to attach to their resumes.

Take the Passport To Safety Challenge

Know About Danger
Participate in Making your
   Workplace Safe
Refuse Unsafe Work
(Source: WSIB)

Work Safely
Report Unsafe Conditions
Wear the Right Safety Equipment for
   the Job
Ask Your Employer First
(Source: WSIB)


Health & Safety 101

Passport to Safety

P.A.R.T.Y Program

Bicycle Safety

Motorcycle Safety

Young Worker Awareness Safety Program

Young Worker Zone

Young Worker Awareness Program


Hydro Ottawa

Ministry of Labour 

M Sullivan & Sons, Arnprior

Sandvik Materials Technology, Arnprior

Carleton Place Nursery, Carleton Place

Exel Contracting, Kanata

Township of Lanark Highlands, Lanark

Canlok Stone, Nepean

4-Lads for Hire, Nepean

Main Street Racing & Automotive, North Gower

Labor Tek Personnel Services Ltd., Ottawa

Minto Group Inc, Ottawa

Office of Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety,  University of Ottawa

Capital Sports Managment, Ottawa

K-Line Maintenance & Construction, Ottawa

Terrascapes Landscape & Design, Ottawa

L-D Tool & Die, Ottawa

Ennis General Carpentry, Perth

Ganden Landscape, Winchester

Ottawa Carleton District School Board

Ottawa Catholic School Board