1. Right to Know

The right to know about hazards in the workplace and how to protect yourself from those hazards.


2. Right to Participate

The right to participate in workplace safety and health activities, including participation on the safety and health committee or as a safety and health representative.


3. Right to Refuse

The right to refuse work you believe is dangerous to yourself or others.


4. Right to Protection from Discriminatory Action

You are entitled to exercise your rights under the Workplace Safety and Health Act without being penalized by your employers.

Protection from discriminatory action is a fundamental right, and the cornerstone of developing and maintaining a positive safety culture.

It is crucial that you feel safe when raising safety and health issues or exercising your safety and health rights.