Health risks and safety

Access information about recalls and safety alerts, as well as tips on home safety and being prepared in an emergency.


Recalls and safety alerts

Access information on the latest recalls and safety alerts related to consumer products, vehicles, food and health products.

Holiday safety

Minimize your risks during the holiday by following these safety tips and product alerts.

Home safety

Be safe at home using tips and information on household chemicals, blind cords, hot water and lead-based paints. Find additional tips on home safety during the holidays.

Emergency preparedness

Find tips on how to make emergency kits and plans. Also learn how to prepare for extreme weather and teach children how to cope in an emergency.

Public health notices

Locate notices and updates of disease outbreaks and potential health risks to Canadians. Also get information on how to protect yourself.

Workplace health and safety

Learn about workplace hazards, rights and responsibilities, health and wellness, injury prevention, compensation and the federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

Biosafety and biosecurity

Information on biosafety standards, training, pathogen hazards, exposure reporting, registration, permits, containment and operational requirements.

Radiation and your health

Information on radiation, its uses, health effects and safety standards.

Violence and abuse

Learn about violence and abuse, its prevention and how to get help if you are being abused. Also access funding for prevention programs.

What we are doing


Did you know idling your car in the garage produces carbon monoxide (CO)?

This winter, protect your family by following these safety tips and installing CO detectors in your home or cottage.

#EndViolence against women and girls

Take the pledge to #EndViolence against women and girls.

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

Learn about changes to the WHMIS to adopt the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.

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