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Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Tourism & Hospitality)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Tourism & Hospitality)

Developed in partnership with the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, this guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety. Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

909 KB PDF
Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Vehicle Sales & Service)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Vehicle Sales & Service)

This guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety. Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

934 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Employer (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Employer (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Maintain space between crew members during transport.

1103 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Employer (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Employer (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Maintenez l’espace entre les membres d’équipe durant le transport.

1048 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Stay 2 metres apart while working.

1110 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Agriculture Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Restez à 2 mètres des autres pendant le travail.

1109 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Employer (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Employer (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Conduct meetings outdoors.

1050 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Employer (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Employer (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Tenez les réunions à l’extérieur.

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COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Clean tools before and after use.

1045 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Construction Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Nettoyez les outils avant et après leur utilisation.

1048 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Employer (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Employer (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Post health and safety signage in most spoken languages.

967 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Employer (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Employer (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Affichez les affiches de santé et sécurité dans les langues les plus parlées.

1023 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Clean work surfaces often.

970 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Food Manufacturing and Processing Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Nettoyez les surfaces de travail souvent.

971 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Employer (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Employer (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Limit the number of people using equipment.

987 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Employer (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Employer (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Limitez le nombre de personnes utilisant l’équipement.

988 KB 
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Wash your clothes as soon as you get home.

987 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Long Term Care Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Lavez vos vêtements aussitôt que vous arrivez à la maison.

990 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Manufacturing Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Manufacturing Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Wipe equipment before and after use.

1122 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Manufacturing Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Manufacturing Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Essuyez l’équipement avant et après son utilisation.

1125 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Employer (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Employer (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Increase space by staggering lunch breaks.

1042 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Employer (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Employer (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Accroître l’espace en décalant les pause-repas.
986 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Worker (EN)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Worker (EN)

Protect against COVID-19: Clean regularly touched items.

1037 KB PDF
COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Worker (FR)

COVID-19 Essential Sector Poster - Restaurant and Food Service Worker (FR)

Protégez-vous contre la COVID-19: Nettoyez les objets touchés régulièrement.

1040 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Agricultural Supervisors

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Agricultural Supervisors

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

209 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Agricultural Workers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Agricultural Workers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

184 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Body Shop (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Body Shop (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l'obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu'aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.
380 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Cashiers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Cashiers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Cashiers (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Cashiers (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l’obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu’aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

276 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Commercial Industrial Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Commercial Industrial Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

158 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Community Garden Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Community Garden Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

183 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Curbside Pick Up and Delivery Services

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Curbside Pick Up and Delivery Services

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

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COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Drivers and Truck Drivers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Drivers and Truck Drivers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

183 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Equipment Operators and General Labourers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Equipment Operators and General Labourers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Executives and Management

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Executives and Management

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

176 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Food Retail Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Food Retail Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

162 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Funeral Workers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Funeral Workers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

158 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Garden Centre Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Garden Centre Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

186 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Hotel Reception, Room Service and Front Line Staff

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Hotel Reception, Room Service and Front Line Staff

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

458 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Housekeeping and Laundry Employees

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Housekeeping and Laundry Employees

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

179 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Housekeeping and Laundry Employees (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Housekeeping and Laundry Employees (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l’obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu’aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

258 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Lawn Care Workers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Lawn Care Workers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

186 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance Employees

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance Employees

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance Employees (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Maintenance and Facilities Maintenance Employees (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l'obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu'aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.
374 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Marinas

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Marinas

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

191 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Administration and Secretarial Staff

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Administration and Secretarial Staff

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

179 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Administration and Secretarial Staff (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Administration and Secretarial Staff (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l'obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu'aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

309 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Office Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

158 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Outdoor Recreation and Drive-in/Drive-Thru Entertainment Settings

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Outdoor Recreation and Drive-in/Drive-Thru Entertainment Settings

Tips and best practices to help employers and employees prevent the spread of COVID-19 and work together to reopen the province.

213 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Personal Services Settings

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Personal Services Settings

Employers have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations.

237 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Quality Control Engineers and Technicians

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Quality Control Engineers and Technicians

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Restaurant Servers, Cooks and Dishwashers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Restaurant Servers, Cooks and Dishwashers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

183 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Restaurant Servers, Cooks and Dishwashers (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Restaurant Servers, Cooks and Dishwashers (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l'obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu'aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

380 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail General Labour Employees

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail General Labour Employees

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail General Labour Employees (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail General Labour Employees (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l’obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu’aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

231 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Retail Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

162 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales and Customer Service Representatives

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales and Customer Service Representatives

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

179 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales and Customer Service Representatives (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales and Customer Service Representatives (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l'obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu'aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

314 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales Associates, Customer Service/Marketing Representatives

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Sales Associates, Customer Service/Marketing Representatives

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

183 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Service Managers, Service Technicians and other Vehicle Sales and Service Employees

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Service Managers, Service Technicians and other Vehicle Sales and Service Employees

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Shipping and Receiving Personnel

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Shipping and Receiving Personnel

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Stock, Produce, Meat or Grocery Associates

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Stock, Produce, Meat or Grocery Associates

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Stock, Produce, Meat or Grocery Associates (FR)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Stock, Produce, Meat or Grocery Associates (FR)

Les employeurs et les constructeurs ont l’obligation de protéger les travailleurs contre les dangers en milieu de travail, conformément à la Loi sur la santé et la sécurité au travail (LSST) et à ses règlements, ainsi qu’aux directives du médecin hygiéniste en chef.

309 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Supervisors, Production & Operations Management

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Supervisors, Production & Operations Management

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

179 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Television Hosts, Technical Crews and other TV and Film Employees

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Television Hosts, Technical Crews and other TV and Film Employees

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

180 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Television, Film and Live Performance Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Television, Film and Live Performance Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for the Golf Course Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for the Golf Course Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

200 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Tourism and Hospitality Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Tourism and Hospitality Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

183 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Transportation of Workers to Work Locations

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Transportation of Workers to Work Locations

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

184 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Vehicle Sales and Service Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Vehicle Sales and Service Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Veterinary Services (Pet Groomers / Dog Walkers / Pet Boarding / Animal Care Providers)

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Veterinary Services (Pet Groomers / Dog Walkers / Pet Boarding / Animal Care Providers)

Employers have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations.

200 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Warehouse Workers, Forklift Operators & Material Handlers

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Warehouse Workers, Forklift Operators & Material Handlers

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

179 KB PDF
COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Warehousing Sector

COVID-19 Health and Safety Guidance for Warehousing Sector

Employers and constructors have obligations to protect workers from hazards in the workplace as set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations and the directives coming from the Chief Medical Officer of Health.

181 KB PDF
COVID-19 Mental Health Risk Poster

COVID-19 Mental Health Risk Poster

Examples of common signs and symptoms when we experience a period of stress. Tips for when and how to get support.

4000 KB PDF
COVID-19 Safety Tips & Reminders Posters

COVID-19 Safety Tips & Reminders Posters

Based on COVID-19 Sector-Specific Health and Safety Guidance Documents, these colorful posters highlight important safety tips aimed at keeping your employees safe on the job.

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COVID-19 Sector-Specific Health and Safety Guidance Documents

COVID-19 Sector-Specific Health and Safety Guidance Documents

In partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, WSPS - along with our fellow health and safety associations - have developed technical sector-specific guidance documents to assist employers as they prepare to reopen their businesses. These documents outline safety measures that should be followed so that workplaces can be reopened safely for workers, customers and the general public.

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COVID-19 Visitor Screening Questionnaire

COVID-19 Visitor Screening Questionnaire

Visitor pre-screening / screening questionnaire

444 KB PDF
COVID-19 Workplace Safety Posters

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Posters

In partnership with the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, WSPS - along with our fellow health and safety associations - have developed posters for employers, promoting a variety of useful safety tips for the workplace related to COVID-19 physical distancing and sanitation.

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Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

An overview of the duties and responsibilities of employers, supervisors and workers.
109 KB PDF
Éliminez Les Tensions Pendant Le Travail

Éliminez Les Tensions Pendant Le Travail

Programme de réchauffement, de flexibilité et d’étirement au travail.

521 KB PDF
Employee Health & Safety Handbook

Employee Health & Safety Handbook

A sample Employee Health and Safety Handbook (to support worker orientation training) which can be used as a template. Employers are encouraged to customize, reproduce, or use this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.

292 KB DOCX
Employee Orientation and Training Checklist

Employee Orientation and Training Checklist

An employer checklist template for managing the orientation and training of workers. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
84 KB PDF
Employee orientation and training checklist: 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

Employee orientation and training checklist: 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

An employer checklist template for managing the orientation and training of workers. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.

462 KB PDF
Employee orientation and training checklist: 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

Employee orientation and training checklist: 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

An employer checklist template for managing the orientation and training of workers. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.

469 KB PDF
Employee orientation and training checklist: 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

Employee orientation and training checklist: 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

An employer checklist template for managing the orientation and training of workers. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.

465 KB PDF
Employee Violence Risk Assessment Questionnaire

Employee Violence Risk Assessment Questionnaire

A questionnaire employers can provide to workers to help assess violence risk. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
140 KB PDF
Ergonomics: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Ergonomics: Work Smarter, Not Harder

Ergonomics strategies to reduce MSD hazards and improve workplace performance.

167 KB PDF
Étapes rapides pour configurer votre poste de travail temporaire avec ordinateur portable.

Étapes rapides pour configurer votre poste de travail temporaire avec ordinateur portable.

Espace de travail, fauteuil, accessoires/équipment, moniteur/écran.

88 KB PDF
Étirements de flexibilité à domicile

Étirements de flexibilité à domicile

Programme de réchauffement, d’étirement et de flexibilité.

199 KB PDF
Eye Safety

Eye Safety

"Goggle Up" in the workplace

Did you know that up to 90% of eye injuries are entirely preventable?

In 2011 across the province, there were almost 25,000 eye injuries requiring care from a hospital and/or from an eye surgeon. It is estimated that 90% of these injuries could have been prevented with the use of protective eyewear.

This downloadable infographic shows how easy it is to prevent eye injuries and reduce to the number of eye injuries in Ontario. It's simple! Just remember to "Goggle up".

792 KB PDF
Fall from Heights Fatalities Analysis (MOL)

Fall from Heights Fatalities Analysis (MOL)

The project was undertaken to better understand causes (“contributing factors”) and circumstances around falls from heights. It involved reviewing and extracting information from files prepared by ministry inspectors about fatal injuries to better understand contributing factors. This included a review of 92 fall from height fatality events that occurred from 2009 to 2016 (excludes slips, trips, staircases).

337 KB PDF
Fall Prevention Safety Tool Kit

Fall Prevention Safety Tool Kit

Falls are a leading cause of workplace injuries and deaths in Ontario. Seventy-three workers died due to falls between 2011 and 2017.

249 KB PDF
FAQ PPE Considerations

FAQ PPE Considerations

This document contains guidance to frequently asked questions about PPE, links to credible resources and other options you may consider in the absence or limited availability of PPE.
150 KB PDF
Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Chemical Safety Activity

Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Chemical Safety Activity

How to stay safe around dangerous chemicals.

495 KB PDF
Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Spot the Hazards Activity

Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Spot the Hazards Activity

Can you spot all the hazards?

702 KB PDF
Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Word Search Activity

Farm Safety - Stop Think Act Word Search Activity

Can you figure out the secret safety message?

263 KB PDF
Federal Bilingual Brochure

Federal Bilingual Brochure

Federal Bilingual Brochure
445 KB PDF
Federal Labour Program IPC

Federal Labour Program IPC

Federal Labour Program IPC

2400 KB PDF
Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers

This guideline sets out conditions for effective fire extinguisher use, fire extinguishing methods and types.
334 KB PDF
Fire Protection

Fire Protection

This guideline is designed to help you develop a fire protection program, or to identify areas in your existing program that may need improvement.
377 KB PDF