In 1998, the Government of Ontario named the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada as an independent, outside partner in Ontario’s re-organized occupational health and safety system. The Ontario government took this action because it recognized the increasing need for radiation safety in Ontario workplaces of every kind.
Since then, the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has entered into formal relationships for the promotion of workplace radiation safety with the following provincial organizations:
- Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA)
- Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA)
- Workplace Safety North
- Workplace Safety and Prevention Services(WSPS)
- Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC)
- Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has also entered into a formal relationship with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
Radiation safety is a specialized area for which most organizations are not equipped.
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada makes its specialized resources available to all of these partners, so that they may assist their clients with impartial information and other services concerning workplace radiation safety issues.