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COVID-19

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Keeping safe during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating unique challenges for businesses and individuals around the world.

This hub offers critical information, resources, and updates to help employers ensure the safety of their workers during this time.

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Resources for public health updates on COVID-19:

Public Health Agency of Canada

Government of Canada's pandemic status updates, links to health resources, prevention and risk information, and policies.

Ontario Ministry of Health

Province of Ontario's outbreak status, policies, recommendations, and resources.

World Health Organization

Global information and updates on the pandemic.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US-based pandemic coverage and updates.

Industry Associations

Useful business planning resources and industry association supports in the fight against COVID-19.

Articles

Heat stress and the COVID-19 factor

While heat stress is a recognized hazard in some workplaces all year long, extreme summer temperatures may introduce the risk into other workplaces.

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10 tips for re-orienting workers as businesses re-open (Article)

As workplaces implement COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, the environment that employees return to may look very different from the one they left.

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eCourses

Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees (French)

Gain awareness on Coronavirus "COVID-19" and learn about simple steps you can take to stay healthy; prevent the spread of the virus and keep your workers and your business safe in this quick 30 minute eCourse. This course is also available in English

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Pandemic Planning (eCourse)

This course describes the steps workplaces can take to plan for employee absences and business continuity.

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Upcoming Webinars

Supporting Mental Health of Workers While Operating During COVID-19 (Webinar)

This two-part webinar, will cover how to use the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace for guidance.

July 14, 2020 and July 22, 2020

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Safety Insights & Safe Work Practices for Personal Care Services (Webinar)

Join WSPS and guest speaker Craig Stewart, Health and Safety Consultant and CRSP, for a lively and informative discussion about how the personal service industry has responded during the pandemic.

July 15, 2020

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Heat Stress (Webinar)

Join WSPS Senior Consultants Angela Cameron and Kristin Onorato with Industrial Hygienist Warren Clements for an informative discussion about good practices related to recognizing, assessing and controlling heat stress within the workplace.

July 16, 2020

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