Loi sur la Santé et la sécurité du travail, LRQ, c S-2.1

The purpose of this Act is to address dangers to the health, safety and physical well-being of workers. It provides mechanisms for the participation of workers, workers' associations, employers, and employers' associations in the realization of its object.

It allows the commissioners appointed by the government to make regulations prescribing measures for the supervision of the quality of the work environment and standards applicable to every establishment or construction site to ensure the health, safety and physical well-being of workers - including food and air quality, cleanliness, hygiene, leisure activities etc.