Welcome to WorkSmartOntario! This site has both Live Safe! Work Smart! resources
for you and information available for your students.
Live Safe! Work Smart! is a comprehensive resource based on learning expectations in the
Ontario curriculum. The program has been widely accepted by teachers as a resource
to meet health and safety-related expectations with creative, fresh and appropriate
Resources for co-operative education, news, classroom appropriate resources and
information geared directly to Ontario teachers can be found on the Live Safe! Work Smart!
|The Young Worker Awareness Program|
This program brings community safety experts and young worker advocates into your
school to support the work you do to educate students in workplace preparation.
- It's free to schools, youth groups.
- Suits an assembly forum.
- Approximate one hour presentation.
- Led by trained health and safety instructors.
- Lively and interactive.
- Reminds students about their rights and responsibilities when they go to work.
- Provides information to help young workers recognize hazards in their work, ask
appropriate questions and take the right steps to protect their health and safety.
- Over the past few years, hundreds of thousands of Ontario students have participated.
To bring the Young Worker Awareness Program to your school contact:
For Your Students
This rest of this site is a place for young workers, those preparing for their first
job and teen volunteers, to discover the rights and responsibilities they have in the
workplace. They can also do research through the array of resources and information provided.
There's a lot to discover and through programs like TAP, Cooperative Education, other forms
of experiential learning, and courses in the Career and Guidance Stream, both intermediate
elementary and secondary students will benefit from the wealth of information available.