HSO - Health & Safety Ontario

Top Hazards

Musculoskeletal Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Sprains, strains and injuries affecting muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves account for 43% of work-related injuries.

Contact with Machinery
Machine, Tools and Equipment
Working with machinery has potential for serious injuries or fatalities if they are not used and maintained properly.
Motor Vehicle Incidents
Motor Vehicle Incidents
Motor vehicle collisions on Ontario roads are the greatest single cause of, and accounted for more than 30% of all Ontario worker fatalities
Slips and Falls
Slips, Trips and Falls

Falls are hurting Ontario workers. In 2016, 11,495 lost-time injury (LTI) claims resulted from falls.


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