Safety Legislation

The following legislation governs workplace health and safety in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

For a complete listing of legislation, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Justice website, or the Nunavut section of the Canadian Legal Information Institute website.


Note: The links below are to the current versions of legislation posted on the Department of Justice website for the territory. There may be instances where updates to legislation and amendments are not yet included in the versions available. For certainty, please contact the WSCC or the relevant Department of Justice.


Safety Act and Regulations

Safety Acts
Northwest TerritoriesNunavut
Safety ActEnglish | FrançaisSafety ActEnglish | Français
Safety Regulations
Northwest TerritoriesNunavut
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) RegulationsEnglish | FrançaisOccupational Health and Safety (OHS) RegulationsEnglish | Français
Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health RegulationsEnglish  

Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Acts
Northwest TerritoriesNunavut
Mine Health and Safety ActEnglish | FrançaisMine Health and Safety ActEnglish | Français
Mine Health & Safety Regulations
Northwest TerritoriesNunavut
Mine Health and Safety RegulationsEnglish | FrançaisMine Health and Safety RegulationsEnglish | Français
Exploration Safety Plan Application FormEnglish | Français
Ice Road Construction and Maintenance NoticeEnglish | Français
Mining Camps, Kitchens, and Bunkhouses - NoticeEnglish | FrançaisMining Camps, Kitchens, and Bunkhouses - NoticeEnglish | Français
Western Canada Mine Rescue Manual
NunavutNorthwest Territories
Western Canada Mine Rescue ManualEnglish | FrenchWestern Canada Mine Rescue ManualEnglish | Français

Explosive Use Acts and Regulations

Explosive Use Acts & Regulations
Northwest TerritoriesNunavut
ActsEnglish | FrançaisActsEnglish | Français | ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ
RegulationsEnglish | FrançaisRegulationsEnglish | Français