Protecting Health Care Workers From Infectious Diseases: A Self Assessment Tool

Protecting Health Care Workers From Infectious Diseases: A Self Assessment Tool

This self-assessment tool should assist healthcare organizations (employers, workers, healthcare professionals, members of the joint health and safety and infection control committees) to address the legislated requirements under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act and establish best practices and opportunities for enhancing their Occupational Health Infection Control Program.

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Heat Stress Awareness Guide

Heat Stress Awareness Toolkit

Overexposure to heat can stress the body’s cooling system, especially when combined with physical labour, loss of fluids, fatigue or medical conditions. Heat stress can lead to heat-related illness, disability and even death. Explore this toolkit to learn more about how you can prevent heat stress.

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Mould

Workplace Guidelines for Mould Recognition, Assessment & Control

More and more workplaces are involved in investigating or removing mould contamination from buildings. As a result, there’s an increasing demand for information on moulds.

To assist workplaces with this issue, the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario has developed an in depth information guide to mould recognition, assessment and control.

Furthermore, depending on the type of material and extent of contamination, various actions will need to be taken in order to contain the mould.

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Infection Prevention and Control

Work Safe. Infection prevention and control (IPAC) is an integral component of a workplace’s occupational health and safety program and effective strategies need to be in place for the safety and protection of workers. The Importance of Infection Prevention and Control Over the past ten years, the health care delivery system has undergone enormous change.… Details
hazard tool

Hazard Management Tool (HMT)

The purpose of the Hazard Management Tool is to provide workplaces with a step-by-step approach to the recognition, assessment, and control of hazards, and to evaluate the ongoing effectiveness of controls. The information in this tool is generic and not targeted to any specific type of workplace, industry, sector or work task.

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