Submit a Notice of Project form
Before starting work activity on certain projects, owners, prime contractors, and/or employers are required by the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation to send us written notice. You can do this online with our Notice of Project (NOP) form. How much notice we require depends on the type of project you’re planning.
|Type of project||Notice required
|Construction (OHS Regulation 20.2)
||At least 24 hours
|Asbestos, lead or other similar exposure work activity (OHS Regulation 20.2.1 (1))
||At least 48 hours|
|Forestry projects expected to last more than 5 working days (OHS Regulation 26.4)
||At least 24 hours but not more than 30 days|
|Diving (OHS Regulation 24.9(1)(a) to (f))
||At least 24 hours|
|Aircraft operations (forestry) (OHS Regulation 29.16)
||At least 2 weeks|
|Underground workings (OHS Regulation 22.6)
||At least 30 days|
Not sure if you need to submit an NOP? Learn more about the requirements.
New Notice of Project submission form
To address employer feedback and aging technology, we’ve updated and improved the NOP online submission process. The enhancements include customized forms for each type of project, Google address search, the ability to upload supplementary documents associated with your NOP, a PDF confirmation that can be saved or printed, an email confirmation (when an email address is provided), and no form time out.
Information you’ll need before starting your submission
A separate NOP is required for each project type (e.g., removal of hazardous substances prior to a construction project requires two notice of projects to be filed).
Before submitting your NOP, be sure you have the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers for worksite owner, project prime contractor, employer doing the work, and person in charge of the project. You will also need the worksite address, driving directions to the worksite (if necessary to reach the worksite), and some knowledge of the scope of work.
When filing a Notice of Project for Asbestos, lead or other similar work activity, you will need to submit your safe work procedures and hazardous materials survey, as required by OHS Regulation 20.2.1(4).
Please note: If the requirements of OHS Regulation 20.112(2) do not apply to your project, please submit an alternative document explaining why a hazardous materials survey is not required. Please identify the Category type of this document as “Hazardous materials survey". A risk assessment explaining how the safe work procedures were determined to be sufficient to protect workers should also be included when a hazardous materials survey is not provided.
You can submit the following files types: doc, .docx, .dot, .pdf, .rtf, .txt, .wpd, .wps, .jpg, .csv, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, png. Each file must be less than 20 MB and the total size cannot exceed 100 MB.
Coming soon: NOP-A is changing to NOP-H
Later this year, to align with the 2017 OHS regulation amendment that created 20.2.1 Notice of project - Hazardous substances, Notice of Project - Asbestos, lead and other similar exposure work activity (NOP-A) will be renamed to Notice of Project – Hazardous Substances (NOP-H). There are no changes to the regulatory requirements of this section.