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.
Best Practices for Essential Services During COVID-19
Physical distancing is a key action to help reduce the number of people getting sick. However, what if your business is an essential service? What are the best ways to protect your workers? Here are eight best practices to consider for your organization.
April 28, 2020
9 Suggestions to Help Avoid Work Refusals
One of the consequences of working in an essential industry during a time of pandemic is a heightened awareness of risk.
April 20, 2020
Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees (English) (30 min)
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. Ce cours est aussi offert en français.
Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees (French) (30 min)
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
Most of our lives are a combination of work, family and community involvement. A pandemic can affect all of these areas. Being informed and knowing what to do during a pandemic can help minimize the impact. This free course describes what a pandemic is, how an influenza virus spreads, and the impact a pandemic may have on workplaces, our communities and us.
Pandemic Planning (English) (1 hour)
This course describes the steps workplaces can take to plan for employee absences and business continuity.