MLITSD Seeks Feedback on Proposed Amendments to the OHSA
calendar icon August 15th, 2023
MLITSD Seeks Feedback on Proposed Amendments to the OHSA

TORONTO - The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training, and Skills Development (MLITSD) requests comments on two proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).


The ministry is seeking feedback on the need for a separate heat stress regulation and the issue of poor outdoor air quality in Ontario workplaces.


Comments can be submitted until Sept. 1, 2023. MLITSD is conducting a Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) and is interested in hearing about these amendments’ potential costs and benefits. Visit the MLITSD website to learn more and provide feedback:


Poor Outdoor Air Quality and Workplace Health and Safety Consultation

New Heat Stress Regulation Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act



Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and is committed to creating safe work environments and promoting healthy workers in Ontario. By providing training, consulting and resources to employers and workers in the Ontario public and broader public sector, the PSHSA works to reduce workplace risks and prevent occupational injuries and illnesses. Always innovating, the PSHSA develops forward-thinking occupational health and safety solutions that educate, inform and inspire better workplaces by staying ahead of evolving needs, knowledge and trends, leveraging digital capabilities and adopting new and emerging technologies,