claims for lost time

due to a work-related injury or disease were accepted by the compensation boards in Canada in 2021[1]


of occupational injuries and diseases

could be prevented by the proper use of PPE[2]


of total OHS spending

by employers participating in a 2017 study was attributed to PPE[3]


CSA Group standards, research, policy briefs, and other resources

Leverage the resources developed by CSA Group and its technical committees for information, guidance, best practices, and requirements that help protect workers and promote a culture of safety in the workplace.

Research report

Canadian Women’s Experiences with Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace

Research report

Realizing A Made-in Canada Pandemic Response Products Ecosystem

Research report

Asbestos Management in Canada: Assessing the Need for a National Standard

Standards Support Tools

Occupational Health and Safety Standards

Research report

Envisioning a Made-in-Canada Pandemic Response Products Ecosystem: Towards Self-Sufficiency and Sustainability

Research report

Quantitative Assessment of Metals and Particulates Exposure in Women and Men in the Welding Trades

Research report

Workplaces and COVID-19: Occupational Health and Safety Considerations for Reopening and Operating During the Pandemic

Research report

Protecting Healthcare Workers from Infectious Diseases

Standards for fall protection PPE

CSA Z259.17:21

Selection and use of active fall-protection equipment and systems

CSA Z259.1-05 (R2020)

Body belts and saddles for work positioning and travel restraint

CSA Z259.2.4:15 (R2020)

Fall arresters and vertical rigid rails

CSA Z259.2.5-17 (R2021)

Fall arresters and vertical lifelines

CSA Z259.10-18

Full body harnesses

CSA Z259.11-17 (R2021)

Personal energy absorbers and lanyards

CSA Z259.12-16 (R2021)

Connecting components for personal fall-arrest systems (PFAS)

CSA Z259.13-16 (R2020)

Manufactured horizontal lifeline systems

CSA Z259.14:12 (R2021)

Fall restrict equipment for wood pole climbing

CSA Z259.15:22

Anchorage connectors

CSA Z259.16:21

Design of active fall-protection systems

CSA Z259.18:19

Counterweighted guardrail systems

CSA Z259.19:22

Managed fall protection training

Standards for protective headwear, footwear, and high-visibility apparel

CSA Z94.1-15 (R2020)

Industrial protective headwear – Performance, selection, care, and use

CSA Z195:14 (R2019)

Protective footwear

CSA Z195.1-16

Guideline on selection, care, and use of protective footwear

CSA Z334:14 (R2019)

Over-the-shoe toe protectors

CSA Z96:22

High-visibility safety apparel

Standards for respirators and eye, face, and hearing protection


Selection, use, and care of respirators

CSA Z94.4.11:21

Performance of filtering respirators

CSA Z94.3:20

Eye and face protectors

CSA Z94.2-14 (R2019)

Hearing protection devices – Performance, selection, care, and use

CSA Z1007:22

Hearing loss prevention program (HLPP) management

CSA Z94.3.1-16

Guideline for selection, use, and care of eye and face protectors

CSA Z1010-18

Management of work in extreme conditions

Standards for protection of first responders

CAN/CGSB/CSA-Z1610-11 (R2021)

Protection of first responders from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) events


Personal protective equipment (PPE) for investigating and dismantling clandestine drug laboratories

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