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.
For businesses still operating
(E.g. essential workplaces that have remained open during the pandemic)
- Sector and job specific aids and resources
- Infection control and government resources
- Mental health resources
- Connect with partners, associations, advisory committees, and the CEO Network
For businesses operating remotely
(E.g. offices and similar workplaces)
- Ergonomics like workstation set-up and movement
- Engaging remote teams
- Mental health resources
Resources for public health updates on COVID-19:
Government of Canada's pandemic status updates, links to health resources, prevention and risk information, and policies.
Province of Ontario's outbreak status, policies, recommendations, and resources.
Getting Back to Work: Personal Services (Video)
Ontario is heading back to work, but to stop the spread of COVID-19, we need to do it in the right way. This video outlines some high level considerations for employers and employees in the personal services sector.
Getting Back to Work: Mask Safety Basics (Video)
Ontario is heading back to work, and wearing a mask can help stop the spread of COVID-19. Watch this video for some tips that apply to most one-time-use and reusable masks.
Getting Back to Work: Food Processing Sector (Video)
Ontario is heading back to work, but to stop the spread of COVID-19 we need to do it in the right way. This video outlines some high level considerations for employers and employees in the food processing sector.
Worry About Returning To The Workplace (Article)
As employees return to the workplace after being laid off or forced to work at home because of COVID-19 restrictions, many are worried about protecting themselves and their families.
Heat stress and the COVID-19 factor (Article)
While heat stress is a recognized hazard in some workplaces all year long, extreme summer temperatures may introduce the risk into other workplaces.
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.
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
Pandemic Planning (eCourse)
This course describes the steps workplaces can take to plan for employee absences and business continuity.