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    Employers have a responsibility to assess and control risks of workplace violence arising from the nature of the workplace, type of work, and conditions of work.

    The Workplace Violence Risk Assessment (WPVRA) can be a valuable tool to identify such risks and prioritize action.

    Join PSHSA for a 2 hour webinar as we discuss the prevalence of violence in healthcare workplaces, the principles and process for conducting a risk assessment, and the development and use of the WPVRA tool.


    $25.00
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    Community Care Chemicals

    This community care web tutorial is intended to increase awareness of safe handling of household cleaning products, safe disposal of sharps after giving drugs or medications and signs and symptoms of chemical exposure.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    Community Care Chemicals (French)

    This community care web tutorial is intended to increase awareness of safe handling of household cleaning products, safe disposal of sharps after giving drugs or medications and signs and symptoms of chemical exposure.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet “Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


    $0.00
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    Community Care Driving

    This community care web tutorial will describe safe driving techniques and practices that will help you prevent a workplace injury related to motor vehicle incidents.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    $0.00
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    Community Care Driving (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe safe driving techniques and practices that will help you prevent a workplace injury related to motor vehicle incidents.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet “Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


    $0.00
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    Community Care Fire and Emergencies

    This community care web tutorial will describe the measures that should be taken to prevent a fire and other emergencies from occurring in the home.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    $0.00
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    Community Care Fire and Emergencies (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe the measures that should be taken to prevent a fire and other emergencies from occurring in the home.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet “Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


    $0.00
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    Community Care Infectious Diseases

    This community care web tutorial will describe the risks of passing infection from client to worker, worker to client, other people or visitors to the home, animals including cats, dogs and rats, food that has not been prepared or stored safety, contaminated drinking water and work surfaces or equipment carrying micro organisms.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    $0.00
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    Community Care Infectious Diseases (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe the risks of passing infection from client to worker, worker to client, other people or visitors to the home, animals including cats, dogs and rats, food that has not been prepared or stored safety, contaminated drinking water and work surfaces or equipment carrying micro organisms.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


    $0.00
  • Kitchen Hazards

    Community Care Kitchen Hazards

    This community care web tutorial will describe the hazards faced by community care sector workers whose duties include preparing meals for clients in the community as well as general kitchen hazards.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 7 minutes


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    $0.00
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    Community Care Kitchen Hazards (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe the hazards faced by community care sector workers whose duties include preparing meals for clients in the community as well as general kitchen hazards.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet ”Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 7 minutes


    $0.00
  • MSD

    Community Care Musculoskeletal Disorders

    This community care web tutorial will provide you with an introduction to ergonomics and the MSD risks posed during client handling and client care.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 15 minutes


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    Community Care Musculoskeletal Disorders (French)

    This community care web tutorial will provide you with an introduction to ergonomics and the MSD risks posed during client handling and client care. (French Version)

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet ”Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 15 minutes


    $0.00
  • Slips, Trips & Falls

    Community Care Slips, Trips and Falls

    This community care web tutorial will describe the risk of slipping, tripping or falling in the workplace and how you can protect yourself and prevent injuries.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    $0.00
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    Community Care Slips, Trips and Falls (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe the risk of slipping, tripping or falling in the workplace and how you can protect yourself and prevent injuries. These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet ”Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC). Length: Approximately 10 minutes

    $0.00
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    Community Care Workplace Violence

    This community care web tutorial will describe the four types of workplace violence, techniques for preventing workplace violence and controlling and deescalating client aggression.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet "Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards." The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


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    Community Care Workplace Violence (French)

    This community care web tutorial will describe the four types of workplace violence, techniques for preventing workplace violence and controlling and deescalating client aggression.

    These community care web tutorials were developed through a collaboration with the Ontario Association of Community Care Access Centres (OACCAC). This partnership led to a focus group and subsequent development of short awareness e-learning programs to complement the eight hazard categories discussed in the booklet “Community Care: A Tool to Reduce Workplace Hazards“. The online tutorials outline the various hazards faced by community care/home care workers, and provide suggested controls at the worker, service provider and CCAC level. The modules were originally developed by PSHSA in partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) and St. Clair West Services for Seniors (SCWSS), with funding from HealthForce Ontario of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC).

    Length: Approximately 10 minutes


    $0.00
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    Confined Space Rescue NFPA Awareness Level

    Length: 2 days

    Continuing Education Credits: Certificate of Attendance and Director Approved Training: 1.2 CEUs

    This course is geared towards trained firefighters who are responsible for confined space entry rescue. The course provides the student-learner with an awareness of confined space entry hazards, legislation and guidelines, procedures and detection equipment selection, and practical rescue scenarios.

    The training covers required elements for NFPA certification including; procedures for sizing up an incident and overall situation involving confined space rescue. The procedures and methods of stabilizing a scene requiring confined space rescue operations including; types and uses of air monitoring equipment. The purpose, procedures and methods for conducting a victim(s) search of the confined space, different types of entrapping mechanisms and procedures for stabilization as well as the procedures, methods and equipment required for assessing and stabilizing victim(s) external to the confined space. Describe common principles and procedures used to communicate with rescue team members, outside agencies and victim(s) using communication systems and terminology. Describe the application of all pertinent legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines to a non-entry confined space rescue. Lastly, a practical component in which learners will perform a confined space rescue ensuring the safety of the rescuers and according to performance demonstration criteria. (20130709)

    Applicable for the Emergency Services sector, this course is geared towards trained firefighters who are responsible for confined space entry rescue. The course covers the required NFPA certification training elements as well as a practical component for demonstration of knowledge learned in the classroom.

    Onsite sessions are available contact your local consultant to arrange this.


    $450.00
  • Created by the Ontario Association of Designated Officers 2017, this resource manual provides information about legislation and guidelines, common hazards and and how to recognize, assess and control common communicable diseases in the emergency services sector.


    $35.00
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    eOfficeErgo: Ergonomics e-Learning for Office Workers

    The online training program was developed by IWH in partnership with the U.S.-based Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. An international scientific panel of academic and practicing ergonomists reviewed the content to ensure it complied with current scientific findings and international standards, including the Canadian Standards Association’s CSA-Z412-00 (R2011): Guideline on Office Ergonomics. This eLearning course is designed so that participants can learn at their own pace in their own environment.

    By the end of this eLearning module, learners will be able to:

    • Discuss the risks associated with computer work
    • Explain the importance of varying your work posture
    • Determine the key factors in maximizing your “comfort zone”
    • Evaluate your office work environment
    • Apply ergonomics strategies to the arrangement of your work environment
    • Explain the importance of healthy computing habits, including rest breaks

    This course is approximately 90 minutes in duration.


    The course is available in two formats including a free web-based version and a SCORM-compliant version that offers tracking functionality.


    Free Tracked



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