Safety Terms

A HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) Plan

An HSE Plan is a plan document that includes an establishment of the HSE Management system, implementation of the HSE policy, and achievement of the HSE objectives effectively.


Canada Safety Council

OHSA - Occupational Health and Safety Act

OHSA applies to almost every worker, supervisor, employer and workplace in Ontario, including workplace owners, constructors and suppliers of equipment or materials to workplaces covered by the Act. The main purpose of the Act is to protect workers from health and safety hazards on the job. It sets out duties for all workplace parties and rights for workers. It establishes procedures for dealing with workplace hazards and provides for enforcement of the law where compliance has not been achieved voluntarily.


Personal Protective Equipment Standards


Public Services Health and Safety Association


Standards Council of Canada

The National Safety Code

The operator's safety programs practices are reviewed against federal standards known as the National Safety Code, as well as safety requirements legislated by the province of Ontario.


Workplace hazardous materials information system.