Labour Studies Index

Updated: 2022-05-16

Precarious Employment and Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario

Document type Book chapter
Author De Wolff,, Alice
Author Lewchuck, Waye
Author Clarke, Marlea
Author Lewchuk, Wayne
Series Editor Peters, John
Editor Peters, John
Book Boom, Bust and Crisis: Labour, Corporate Power and Politics in Canada
Publisher Fernwood; Halifax
Date 2012
ISBN 9781552665
Pages 163-177


Examines how the increase in precarious employment has exacerbated health and safety hazards and injuries in Ontario work places. Concludes that the Canadian regulatory system is flawed. Based on surveys and interviews conducted in southern Ontario in 2005 and 2006.


Abstract by Desmond Maley.