This resource list was created by Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) to support clients as they work through the Ministry of Labour’s Healthcare Sector Plan as well as the various initiatives scheduled for 2015-2016.

The resource list contains a selection of useful materials to assist organizations with awareness and compliance regarding all of the major hazards and key health and safety priorities listed in the Healthcare Sector Plan.

For your reference, the following documents can be found on the Ministry of Labour’s website:

Should you have any questions or comments regarding the resource list, please contact communications@pshsa.ca.

 

Major hazards and key health & safety priorities

* Resources/compliance support

Vulnerable Workers (including New and Young Workers) Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Tools:

Infections and Infectious Diseases Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Tools:

Fact Sheets:

Community Care Web Tutorials:

Training:

Workplace Violence Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Handbooks:

Fact Sheets:

Posters:

Community Care Web Tutorial:

Tools:

Training:

Slips, Trips and Falls Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Community Care Web Tutorials:

Training:

Tools:

Transportation Hazards (including Motor Vehicle Incidents) Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Resource Books:

Web Tutorial:

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) specific to non-client-handling Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Community Care Web Tutorials:

Training:

Tools:

OHSCO MSD Resources:

OHSCO MSD Resources (French)

MSDs specific to client handling (lifting, transferring and re-positioning
patients/residents/clients)
Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Posters:

Safety in Transition of Care Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Web Tutorials:

Major hazards and key health & safety priorities

* Resources/compliance support

Internal Responsibility System (IRS) Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Training:

Tools:

Competent Supervision Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Training:

Ontario Ministry of Labour

Occupational Illnesses and Diseases Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Training:

Ontario Health Clinic for Ontario Workers and Public Services Health and Safety Association: Work-related Asthma in Health Care Workers

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Posters:

Training:

Webinar:

The Ontario Ministry of Labour

Exposures to hazardous biological, chemical and physical agents Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Community Care Web Tutorials:

Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CRE-OD)

Inspections will focus on a workplace’s compliance with the OHSA and its regulations, including, but not limited to the  Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Regulation (Reg. 860), X-Ray Safety Regulation (Reg. 861) Designated Substances Regulation (O. Reg. 490/09), Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents Regulation (Reg. 833), and O. Reg. 67/93, which addresses anaesthetic gases and antineoplastic drugs in sections 96 and 97, respectively. 

Antineoplastic drugs and other hazardous drugs

CDC

Personal Protective Equipment Health and Safety Ontario

Needle and Sharps Safety Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Resource Guides:

Fact Sheets:

Ontario Regulation

Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Asbestos Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fast Facts:

Training:

Common Industrial Hazards Resource Guides:

Fact Sheets:

Training:

Ventilation maintenance and monitoring Ontario Ministry of Labour Guideline Document:

Loading dock safety Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Ontario Ministry of Labour – Poster

Ontario Ministry of Labour – Video

Ontario Ministry of Labour – Blitz Results Loading Dock Safety

Construction hazards Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Fact Sheets:

Contact with and struck-by objects Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA)

Resource Books:

Training:

Emergency management (preparedness, response and recovery) Community Care Web Tutorials:

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care