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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.

Videos

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.

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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.

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Articles

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.

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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.

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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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