Beginning in early November 2023, workers and employers in the Ontario Construction Industry will receive full access to the Silica Control Tool™, its associated data, and outputs. The Tool’s user interface has undergone a facelift for Ontario and has been fully customized to meet Ontario’s health and safety regulation and standards.

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If you are in the Construction Sector AND have your company WSIB business number,
go directly to the Silica Control Tool, create an account and begin using the tool.

 If you are a Constructor, Worker, or Worker Rep without access to a WSIB Account, please submit the following form that we can then use to match to your WSIB account or create a separate licence.

Note:  This submission may take up to 10 business days to process.


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A valuable and trusted information clearing house on occupational disease and its prevention.
Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Prevention Office

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Learn more about silica statistics, sources, exposure limits, hazards/risks, prevention tips, control methods, additional resources, plus much more.

The Silica Control Tool project is made possible by funding from and collaboration with:

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