Health and safety in Saskatchewan workplaces is governed by The Saskatchewan Employment Act and regulations and apply to employers,supervisors, workers, self-employed persons, contractors, suppliers, and owners. Learn more about occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations; asbestos; complaints and appeals; enforcements, prosecutions, and investigations; and more.
The Employment Standards Division provides services to Saskatchewan employers and employees in support of fair and equitable workplace practices. The Division aims to enforce labour legislation and to ensure that employees and employers are aware of their rights and responsibilities under these laws. Find information about rights and responsibilities in the workplace; complaints, appeals, investigations, and prosecutions; vacations, holidays, and leaves; wages and pay; training; and more.
Workplace conflict and mediation services are available to employees, employers, and trade unions from the Labour Relations and Mediation Division to resolve grievances, problem solve, and open lines of communication between parties involved.
Office of the Workers’ Advocate (OWA) provides free, independent services to injured workers and their survivors pertaining to decisions on their Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) claim(s).
Before entering the workforce, young people should have access to information about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace. The Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety along with WorkSafe Saskatchewan have several programs targeted to young workers to increase awareness and understanding of what constitutes a safe, healthy, productive and respectful workplace.
If you are 14 or 15 years old and want to work in Saskatchewan, you are required to take this course to help you to prepare for the world of work. Click here to learn more about about the course and how you can obtain your Certificate of Completion.
WorkSafe Saskatchewan is a partnership between our Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and the Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) intended to promote positive safety cultures in Saskatchewan workplaces. The WorkSafe Saskatchewan website provides information designed to help workers and employers prevent injuries and illness in their workplace.