Resources to Support Healthcare Sector Plan and Initiatives

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.

 

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.

Transportation Hazards (including Motor Vehicle Incidents)

 

Fast Fact:

 

MSD specific to client handling (lifting, transferring and re-positioning patients/residents/clients)

 

Fast Facts:

 

Posters:

 

Occupational Illnesses and Diseases

 

Fast Fact:

 

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

 

Personal Protective Equipment

 

 

Exposures to hazardous biological, chemical and physical agents

 

Fast Facts:

 

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. 861Designated 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. 

 

Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses

 

Fast Fact:

 

Contact with and struck-by objects

 

Training:

 

Emergency Management (preparedness, response and recovery)

 

Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

 

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

 

Posters:

 

Training:

 

Webinar:

 

The Ontario Ministry of Labour

 

Safety in Transition of Care

 

Fast Fact:

 

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