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    Addressing Responsive Behaviours Webinar

    Presented and organized for NAOSH week 2015, this webinar addresses the challenges that workplace violence hazards can pose. Every employee has the right to work in a safe workplace free from violence and harassment. This session will introduce the necessary tools and best practices to assess and implement a comprehensive program for addressing Responsive Behaviours (workplace violence), and to assist organizations in fulfilling their legislative requirements. Presented by a PSHSA consultant and organized for NAOSH week 2015, this is part 2 of a 3 part webinar series. This webinar is applicable for anyone who is looking for information pertaining to workplace violence program and policy development. Length: 30 minutes

  • 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. Listen to this recorded webinar that will 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.  

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    Asbestos Awareness

    This interactive eLearning course is designed so participants can learn at their own pace, in their own environment and at their own convenience. There is a quiz at the end that tests the complete knowledge and solidifies the participant’s level of understanding. By the end of this eLearning module, learners will be able to:
    • Describe asbestos and its properties
    • Identify the difference between friable and non-friable asbestos
    • Describe the health effects that may results from exposure
    • Identify Type 1, 2 and 3 operations
    • State who to call when you suspect uncontrolled asbestos activities
    • Describe general asbestos procedures
    Length: This course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. This course is also available to upload onto your own Learning Management System. For more information, please contact

  • Assessing and Communicating the Risk of Workplace Violence

    Client violence against healthcare workers is a serious and growing problem in workplaces across Ontario. Assessing and communicating risks is central to preventing unnecessary harm and ensuring the delivery of effective person-centered care. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of PSHSA's Violence Assessment Tool (VAT), a tool to evaluate the potential for violent behaviour in clients. Participants will also explore key elements and principles for developing a sustainable flagging alert program for communicating risks and controls to relevant staff.

  • Bioaerosols in the Healthcare Setting eLearning

    The online training program was developed by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Research Institute in partnership with PSHSA. It was developed as a result of a research grant and is intended as an introduction to this topic. The course provides information on the nature and generation of bioaerosols in the healthcare setting. 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:
    • Describe bioaerosols in the context of infectious diseases and transmissionn
    • Identify scenarios where bioaerosols may pose a risk
    • Describe control strategies using the hierarchy of controls
    This course is approximately 20 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