Creating Culture Safety Respect

Creating a Culture of Safety and Respect – Michael Garron Hospital & Ontario Nurses Association have partnered to further their mission of leadership.

Both partners aligned to provide & advocate for work environments free of violence / harassment.   Background Work related aggression and violence within the health and social services sector can compromise organizational effectiveness and negatively impact the provision and quality of care. Michael Garron Hospital and the Ontario Nurses Association have partnered to further their…

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Ebola Virus Disease – Staying Healthy & Safe at Work

September 8, 2014 – Ebola virus disease is a severe and often fatal human illness. It is transmitted to people through close contact with the blood, secretions, organs and other bodily fluids of infected wild animals. The virus then spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission, with infection resulting from direct contact with the bodily…

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MOL Information Bulletin: Timber Dome Structure Failures

September 3, 2014 – The Ministry of Labour has posted an Information Bulletin regarding Timber Dome Structure Failures as a result of four timber dome structure collapses that occurred in March and April 2014. The bulletin is aimed at raising awareness about the potential for serious injuries that could result from such collapses and the…

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PSHSA Safety Climate Project Now Complete

The Public Services Health & Safety Association (PSHSA) was funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC), through HealthForceOntario (HFO), to assess the health and safety climate and culture of four organizations across Ontario’s healthcare system. The four organizations involved in this project represented stakeholders across the healthcare system – an acute…

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New Mandatory Awareness Training Tools for Employers

June 6, 2014 – New mandatory awareness training tools for employers have just been posted to the Ministry of Labour’s website. These tools will assist employers in assessing their training programs, keeping records and checking worker and supervisor knowledge if basic workplace health and safety. Training Program Assessment for Workers Training Program Assessment for Supervisors…

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