COVID-19 and workplace health and safety

Get information to help develop a plan to protect workers, customers and the public from COVID‑19. Find tools and guidance for Ontario workplaces.

Develop a workplace safety plan

Use the workplace safety plan builder

It’s important that employers have a plan for how they will protect against transmission in their workplace. This will help all businesses across Ontario to stay open and safe.

The workplace safety plan builder will lead you through an easy three-step process to help you develop a customized plan for your business. It will help you think through some of the risks in your workplace and choose the actions you are taking to make your workplace safer.

Learn more about developing a safety plan for .

Know your responsibilities as an employer

Make sure you understand and comply with all requirements:

Read workplace guidance

General resources for all workplaces

Depending on your sector, there may be specific situations you will need to consider and steps you should take to protect yourself and your workers. Use the resources here to refine your workplace safety plan.

Sector specific guidance

System partner pages

Find PPE and sanitization suppliers

If you need personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies to keep your employees and customers safe, you can access the Workplace PPE Supplier Directory. You can also access our guide to  using masks in the workplace to help ensure you select the right type of masks for your employees.

Other supports for businesses

Businesses of all sizes

Learn about changes to government programs and available supports as your business recovers from .

Business information line

If you represent an Ontario business and have questions about and your business that are not answered elsewhere on this web page, please call our toll-free line 1-888-444-3659.

This information line will support Ontario businesses with questions about the province's emergency orders, at-risk workplaces or recommendations by Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health.

Help is available from Monday to Sunday, from 8:30 a.m.―5:00 p.m.

Updated: March 28, 2022