Marine occupational health and safety

Marine occupational health and safety

The goal of Marine Occupational Health and Safety (MOHS) is to prevent accident and illnesses in order to create a safe and healthy work environment. We accomplish this through administering, enforcing and promoting Part II of the Canada Labour Code and of the Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

MOHS Inspectors conduct inspections, investigations and promotional visits to make sure that the marine industry’s employers are committed to the health and safety of their employees and are in compliance with the OHS requirements.

MOHS Program

The MOHS program is currently being realigned and transformed to create a Centre of Expertise in National Head Quarters (NHQ) and a team of MOHS officers that are geo-located in the regions.

The officer will be able to respond in a timely manner to reactive events to ensure the application and enforcement of Part II of the Canada Labour Code and to conduct proactive and promotional field activities to prevent accidents and injury to employees working in federal workplaces.


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Should you need help or have any questions, please reach out to our team by contacting this email:


Any time emergency contact

You can contact the Transport Canada Situation Centre (SitCen) to report a serious injury, death or refusal to work.

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