Safety and Health Week Partners

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) was founded in 1949 by a small group of dedicated individuals drawn together in the common cause of accident prevention. It grew from a provincially-based organization to become Canada's largest national and most established professional organization for health and safety practitioners. Today over 5,000 members across Canada, the United States, and around the world work together to enhance the health, safety and environmental profession. CSSE members work in many different industries, but share one common goal: ensuring our colleagues make it home safe at the end of the workday.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) believes that workers in Canada have a fundamental right to a healthy and safe workplace. As the national resource for the advancement of workplace health and safety, CCOHS provides information, education and innovative solutions to create positive change in the lives of workers. Core services include the Safety InfoLine for confidential one-one-one assistance; a comprehensive online fact sheet collection of tips and best practices; training and education; and tools and resources to promote physical and mental workplace health, safety and well-being.

Threads of Life

Threads of Life is dedicated to supporting families who have suffered from a workplace tragedy along their journey of healing and to promoting the elimination of life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths. Family support programs and services include one-on-one peer support, regional family forums, advisory support for workplace investigations and the inquest process, a Speakers Bureau to educate and raise public awareness, and the numerous Steps for Life Walks across the country every year.

Employment and Social Development Canada

As part of Employment and Social Development Canada, the Labour Program is responsible for protecting the rights and well-being of both workers and employers in federally regulated workplaces. They work closely with provincial and territorial governments, unions, employers, international partners, and other stakeholders to promote fair, safe and productive workplaces and collaborative workplace relations.

American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is the oldest and largest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. ASSE's 30,000+ members manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor and education.