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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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Webinars

Building Your Safety Plan for Cinemas (Webinar)

In this free webinar, get access to information, public education and prevention measures to help cinemas build a COVID-19 safety plan.

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Building Your Safety Plan for Meeting and Event Spaces (Webinar)

In this free webinar, get access to information, public education and prevention measures to help meeting & event spaces build a COVID-19 safety plan.

Building Your Safety Plan for Mall Operators (Webinar)

In this free webinar, get access to information, public education and prevention measures to help mall operators build a COVID-19 safety plan.

Building Your Safety Plan for Casinos, Bingo Halls and Gaming Establishments (Webinar)

In this free webinar, get access to information, public education and prevention measures to help casinos, bingo halls & gaming establishments build a COVID-19 safety plan.

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Sample Safety Plans

Sample Safety Plan - Cinema

Using a fictitious cinema corporation with 172 workers (both full and part time) located across 3 locations in Durham Region as an example, this sample safety plan shows how one of these locations created a plan tailored to its business.

Sample Safety Plan - Mall Operators

Using a fictitious retail shopping mall operator with 5 locations and 23 full time employees in Markham, Ontario as an example, this sample safety plan shows how one mall operator created a plan tailored to its business.

Sample Safety Plan - Personal Care Services

Using a fictitious hair salon with 9 workers located in London, Ontario as an example, this sample safety plan shows how one hair salon created a plan tailored to its business.

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Articles

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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4 Ways To Prevent A COVID-Flu “Twindemic” In Your Workplace (Article)

The pitch: two invisible threats simultaneously infiltrate local communities. Unsuspecting residents spread disease as they go about their daily business. Everybody is at risk; nobody is immune.

How To Safely Use, Handle And Dispose Off Face Coverings (Article)

Who could have foreseen how quickly Canadians would adapt to wearing face coverings? They’re everywhere on city streets, in shops, and in workplaces where physical distancing isn’t always possible.

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eCourses

Pandemic Planning (eCourse)

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

FREE

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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.