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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

Roadmap To Reopen - Businesses Impacted By Step Three (Webinar)

This webinar will focus on the Three Step Process for opening the province - Roadmap to Reopen and will share information, public education and prevention measures that businesses will need to know under Step Two of the Roadmap. This includes identifying and understanding the COVID-19 risks in your workplace, as well as identifying and understanding the Controls that could be used in the workplace.

45 min

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Articles

What You Need To Know About Vaccination Passport & Policy Requirements (Article)

The province's recent announcement that it would introduce a COVID-19 vaccination passport system for customers entering certain businesses creates an issue of another sort for workplaces: what about their employees?

4 min read

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New COVID Eye Protection Requirement: What You Need To Know (Article)

Employees who work indoors within two metres of an unmasked person must wear appropriate eye protection and masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, says the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development. Ministry inspectors are now enforcing this requirement.

3 min read

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Ask The Expert: COVID Takeaways Worth Keeping (Article)

WSPS Strategic Advisor Dean Anderson believes there is much to be learned from our experiences dealing with COVID-19.

"The pandemic has taught us that if you put rules in place, people will follow them much more than you may realize," says Anderson. "For many of us, this includes raising the bar on our expectations for visitors to our farms as well as what we expect from young people."

4 min read

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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.