Canadian employers - Workplace health and safety boards

Each province and territory has a board that oversees health and safety in the workplace. As an employer, you may be required to register and pay premiums towards the health and safety board your province or territory.

In this FAQ, you will find information and resources for your area to help you determine if you must register and/or pay premiums towards the health and safety board.

Ontario

The Ontario health and safety board requires domestic workers (nannies, babysitters, housekeepers, etc.) who work over 24 hours per week to register with the board within 10 days of being hired.

Click here to learn more about who is considered a domestic worker and the other conditions and requirements outlined by the Ontario government

British Columbia

The B.C. health and safety board requirements differ depending on the type of business and the type of employee.

If you are a homeowner or a renter and you employee your own worker (a housekeeper, a nanny, etc.), click here to learn more.

Alberta

Alberta's health and safety board requires that most business and workers register with them. The primary difference is that some domestic workers are not required to register.

For further details about Alberta's health and safety requirements, click here. 

Other Provinces

To access the website for the health and safety board of your province or territory, select it from the list below.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I view the income, taxes, and insurable hours for my employee?

To view the income, taxes, and insurable hours that your employee has accrued, create a Payroll Wage & Tax Report. Head over to the Reports section on the left hand navigation bar. After selecting the Payroll Wage & Tax Report, you will see the option to pick a date range. From the drop-down, you can select Other (if you want to choose from the calendar pickers), Current Quarter, or Previous Quarter. Once you generate the report, click the employee's name on the left hand side of the page to view a report specific to that employee.