Owners & Operators

As an owner or operator of a public facility, you are responsible for the safety of the patrons that visit your business. It is your responsibility to comply with and understand any relevant legislation, protocols, or guidance documents that pertain to the operation of your business.

In addition to conducting regular compliance inspections, public health inspectors are available to offer education regarding your obligations. They can provide you with information so that you can ensure that your business meets the necessary regulatory requirements.

Public health inspectors conduct thousands of inspections each year. Some of the premises that are subject to a health inspection include:

If you have any questions in regards to your obligations contact a public health inspector online or call 705.522.9200, ext. 464 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).

COVID-19 guidance

Workplaces must comply with applicable provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Government of Ontario) and its Regulations. Learn more about COVID-19 guidance for employers.

This item was last modified on May 14, 2024