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Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning After Shutdown (FR)

Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning After Shutdown (FR)

Le présent document d’orientation est un outil d’auto-évaluation destiné aux entreprises qui reprennent leurs activités après les avoir interrompues et il comprend des liens vers des ressources fiables et de précieux renseignements pour vous aider là où vous avez déterminé avoir des lacunes.

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Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning after Working Remotely

Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning after Working Remotely

This short checklist provides guidance for businesses returning after working remotely during the pandemic closure. It provides a self-assessment tool to help identify gaps, risks and approaches to help your business stay safe, re-orient staff and resume safe operations.

130 KB PDF
Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning after Working Remotely (FR)

Post Pandemic Checklist: For Businesses Returning after Working Remotely (FR)

Le présent document d’orientation est un outil d’auto-évaluation destiné aux entreprises qui reprennent leurs activités de travail après du travail à distance et il comprend des liens vers des ressources fiables et de précieux renseignements pour vous aider là où vous avez déterminé avoir des lacunes.

135 KB PDF
Post-Pandemic Business Playbook

Post-Pandemic Business Playbook

An interactive guide for COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response

456 KB PDF
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Falls on walking and working surfaces account for significant lost-time injuries.  Use this guideline to understand how slips, trips and falls happen, how to identify hazards and how to eliminate or minimize these hazards.
182 KB pdf
Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive maintenance is predetermined work performed to a schedule with the aim of preventing the wear and tear or sudden failure of equipment components thereby protecting assets and prolonging the useful life of production equipment.  It is an important, ongoing accident prevention activity, that should be integrated into your operations and product manufacturing processes.
280 KB pdf
Protect Against COVID-19: Curbside Pickup & Delivery Safety Tips (EN)

Protect Against COVID-19: Curbside Pickup & Delivery Safety Tips (EN)

COVID-19 safety tips & reminders for pick-up/delivery employees.

990 KB PDF
Protect Against COVID-19: Landscaping Safety Tips (EN)

Protect Against COVID-19: Landscaping Safety Tips (EN)

COVID-19 safety tips & reminders for landscapers and landscaping employees.

1020 KB PDF
Protect Against COVID-19: Marina Safety Tips (EN)

Protect Against COVID-19: Marina Safety Tips (EN)

COVID-19 safety tips & reminders for marinas and marina employees.

890 KB PDF
Protect your Hands

Protect your Hands

The materials, hazards, risks and activities we are exposed to every day can cause injury to our hands. This poster lists potential injuries (e.g. dermatitis, lacerations, burns, repetitive strain), the controls we need to put in place, and the effect of injuries on people and workplaces.
810 KB PDF
Protecting Against Respiratory Hazards

Protecting Against Respiratory Hazards

Practical guidance for your workplace respiratory protection program.

163 KB PDF
Quick Steps for Setting Up Your Temporary Laptop Workstation

Quick Steps for Setting Up Your Temporary Laptop Workstation

Steps for setting up a temporary workstation at home.

90 KB PDF
Raising Awareness for Risky Driving Behaviors Posters

Raising Awareness for Risky Driving Behaviors Posters

The following is a suite of six workplace posters that are designed to promote awareness towards the most common risky behaviors associated with operating a motor vehicle.  In addition, these poster are intended to promote prevention through co-worker engagement and a culture of positive community norm.

793 KB PDF
Respiratory Protection

Respiratory Protection

The materials, hazards, risks and activities we are exposed to every day can cause injury to our respiratory system. This poster lists potential injuries (e.g. occupational asthma/allergies, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), the controls we need to put in place, and the effect of respiratory injuries on people and workplaces.
771 KB PDF
Return to Work Flowchart

Return to Work Flowchart

A flowchart that explains the return to work duties and obligations of the employer, supervisor and worker. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
221 KB PDF
Return to Work Weekly Progress Report

Return to Work Weekly Progress Report

A return to work progress form should be filled out starting on the first day the employee is back to work and on the first shift at the start of each week, until the completion of the Return to Work Procedure and the injured employee has returned to regular pre-injury duties. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
82 KB PDF
Safety Check: Ammonia in Refrigeration Systems

Safety Check: Ammonia in Refrigeration Systems

Ammonia in refrigeration safety tips for workers.
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Safety Check: Box Cutter Safety

Safety Check: Box Cutter Safety

Box cutter safety tips for workers.
473 KB PDF
Safety Check: Chemical Safety

Safety Check: Chemical Safety

Chemical safety tips for workers.
504 KB PDF
Safety Check: Cleaning Cart Safety

Safety Check: Cleaning Cart Safety

Cleaning cart safety tips for workers.
566 KB PDF
Safety Check: CNC Machine Safety

Safety Check: CNC Machine Safety

CNC machine safety tips for workers.
489 KB 
Safety Check: Conveyor System Safety

Safety Check: Conveyor System Safety

Conveyor system safety for workers.
481 KB PDF
Safety Check: Deep Fryer Safety

Safety Check: Deep Fryer Safety

Deep fryer safety tips for workers.
484 KB PDF
Safety Check: Dish Washing Safety

Safety Check: Dish Washing Safety

Dish washing safety tips for workers.
488 KB PDF
Safety Check: Drill Press Safety

Safety Check: Drill Press Safety

Drill press Safety tips for workers.
482 KB PDF
Safety Check: Golf Cart Safety

Safety Check: Golf Cart Safety

Golf cart safety tips for workers.
476 KB 
Safety Check: Industrial Laser Safety

Safety Check: Industrial Laser Safety

Industrial laser safety tips for workers.
480 KB PDF
Safety Check: Knife Safety

Safety Check: Knife Safety

Knife safety tips for workers.
497 KB PDF
Safety Check: Lathe Safety

Safety Check: Lathe Safety

Lathe safety tips for workers
483 KB PDF
Safety Check: Lawnmower Safety

Safety Check: Lawnmower Safety

Lawnmower safety tips for workers.
481 KB PDF
Safety Check: Manual Material Handling Safety

Safety Check: Manual Material Handling Safety

Manual material handling safety tips for workers.
482 KB PDF
Safety Check: Manual Parts Washer Safety

Safety Check: Manual Parts Washer Safety

Manual parts washer safety tips for workers.
504 KB PDF
Safety Check: Meat Band Saw Safety

Safety Check: Meat Band Saw Safety

Meat band saw safety tips for workers.
475 KB PDF
Safety Check: Meat Slicer Safety

Safety Check: Meat Slicer Safety

Meat slicer safety tips for workers.
479 KB PDF
Safety Check: Metal Working Fluids

Safety Check: Metal Working Fluids

Metal working fluids safety tips for wokers.
513 KB 
Safety Check: Mopping Spills Safety

Safety Check: Mopping Spills Safety

Mopping spills safety tips for workers.
481 KB PDF
Safety Check: Motor Vehicle Safety

Safety Check: Motor Vehicle Safety

Motor vehicle safety tips for workers.
475 KB PDF
Safety Check: Office Workstation Safety

Safety Check: Office Workstation Safety

Office workstation safety tips for workers.
471 KB PDF
Safety Check: Pallet Jack Safety

Safety Check: Pallet Jack Safety

Pallet jack safety tips for workers.
506 KB PDF
Safety Check: Power Press Safety

Safety Check: Power Press Safety

Power press safety for workers.
483 KB PDF
Safety Check: Reach Truck/Order Picker Safety

Safety Check: Reach Truck/Order Picker Safety

Reach truck order picker safety for workers.
491 KB PDF
Safety Check: Robbery Prevention Safety

Safety Check: Robbery Prevention Safety

Robbery prevention safety tips for workers.
457 KB PDF
Safety Check: Shovelling

Safety Check: Shovelling

Shovelling safety tips for workers.
533 KB 
Safety Check: Snow Blower

Safety Check: Snow Blower

Snow blower safety tips for workers.
508 KB 
Safety Check: Step Ladder Safety

Safety Check: Step Ladder Safety

Step ladder safety tips for workers.
488 KB PDF
Safety Check: Storage Rack Safety

Safety Check: Storage Rack Safety

Storage Rack Safety tips for workers.
476 KB PDF
Safety Check: Tire Shredder

Safety Check: Tire Shredder

Tire shredder stafety tips for workers.
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Safety Check: Vacuum Safety

Safety Check: Vacuum Safety

Vacuum Safety tips for workers.
481 KB PDF
Safety Check: Vertical Baler Safety

Safety Check: Vertical Baler Safety

Vertical baler safety for workers.
479 KB PDF
Safety Check: Walk-in freezer Safety

Safety Check: Walk-in freezer Safety

Walk-in freezer safety tips for workers.
484 KB PDF
Safety Check: Waste Compactor Safety

Safety Check: Waste Compactor Safety

Waste compactor safety tips for workers.
475 KB PDF
Safety Check: Welding Safety

Safety Check: Welding Safety

Welding safety tips for workers.
483 KB PDF
Safety Check: Wheel Balanacer Safety

Safety Check: Wheel Balanacer Safety

Wheel balanacer safety tips for workers.
484 KB PDF
Safety Check: Working Around Traffic

Safety Check: Working Around Traffic

Working around traffic tips for workers.
480 KB 
Safety Check: Working in Hot Environments

Safety Check: Working in Hot Environments

Working in hot environments safety tips for workers
453 KB 
Sample Tool – Reporting Suspected Impairment

Sample Tool – Reporting Suspected Impairment

A sample form which can be used as a template. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
149 KB PDF
Sample Tool - Responding To Suspected Impairment Form

Sample Tool - Responding To Suspected Impairment Form

A sample form which can be used as a template. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
133 KB PDF
Sample Workplace Policy Regarding Impairment

Sample Workplace Policy Regarding Impairment

A sample Health and Safety policy which can be used as a template. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
136 KB PDF
Scaffolds

Scaffolds

To prevent falling accidents, ensure that there are proper procedures in place to prevent the worker from falling from the scaffold, or from it collapsing.
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Silica in the Workplace

Silica in the Workplace

Silica, meaning crystalline silica in the respirable form, is a designated substance under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), and the subject of the Ontario Regulation O. Reg. 490/09: Designated Substances made under the OHSA.

238 KB PDF
Silo Safety

Silo Safety

Silos are an important part of many farming operations; they are also the location of many accidents.
103 KB pdf
Slips, Trips and Falls Initiative Webinar Presentation

Slips, Trips and Falls Initiative Webinar Presentation

Slips, Trips and Falls Initiative Webinar Presentation
313 KB PDF
Small Business Check List (1-5)

Small Business Check List (1-5)

A checklist for small businesses with 1-5 employees. The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.
174 KB PDF
Small Business Check List (20-49)

Small Business Check List (20-49)

A checklist for small businesses with 19-49 employees. The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.
219 KB PDF
Small Business Check List (6-19)

Small Business Check List (6-19)

A checklist for small businesses with 6-19 employees. The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.
215 KB PDF
Small Business Checklist: 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

Small Business Checklist: 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist for small businesses with 1-5 employees (Agriculture). The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.
76 KB PDF
Small Business Checklist: 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

Small Business Checklist: 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist for small businesses with 19-49 employees (Agriculture). The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.

80 KB PDF
Small Business Checklist: 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

Small Business Checklist: 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist for small businesses with 6-19 employees (Agriculture). The list covers the sections of the road map and related requirements.
82 KB PDF
Starting Your Health and Safety Program

Starting Your Health and Safety Program

Employee health and safety are integral to productivity.  A management system that integrates health and safety activities into all aspects of the operations will help achieve positive results in productivity, quality, and the health and safety of employees.  This guideline highlights some critical health and safety program activities.
253 KB pdf
Stop Think Act - Working Alone Checklist

Stop Think Act - Working Alone Checklist

Checklist for working alone
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Stop Think Act Program - How You Can Help

Stop Think Act Program - How You Can Help

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services offers a range of programs to help farm-related
organizations promote safety among their members.
1370 KB PDF
Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries

Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster provides employers with tips on how to create a safe work environment for aging workers. Tips address training, teamwork, the value of older workers, and their role in working safely.

86 KB PDF
Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster provides employers with tips on how to create a safe work environment for aging workers. Tips address training, teamwork, the value of older workers, and their role in working safely.
73 KB pdf
Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries

Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster encourages workers to apply their years of experience in working smarter. Tips relate to the musculoskeletal system, hearing and vision, mental health, and cardiovascular health.

156 KB PDF
Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster encourages workers to apply their years of experience in working smarter. Tips relate to the musculoskeletal system, hearing and vision, mental health, and cardiovascular health.
132 KB pdf
Supervisor competencies: the key to building a strong safety culture

Supervisor competencies: the key to building a strong safety culture

Supervisors - engaged, knowledgeable, responsive - are indispensable to a strong safety culture. These six posters promote passion for and pride in such areas as leadership, coaching, and training, by personalizing the promise supervisors implicitly make to workers: "You're safe with me."

2206 KB PDF
Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers Initiative Tool Kit

Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers Initiative Tool Kit

Temporary Foreign Agricultural Workers Initiative Resource List
343 KB PDF
The Differences between Isolation and Loneliness at Work

The Differences between Isolation and Loneliness at Work

Have you recently felt socially isolated or experienced feelings of loneliness?  If you have, you're not alone. It's estimat-ed that 25 per cent to 30 per cent of the Canadian population is experiencing loneli-ness.

183 KB PDF
The Effective JHSC

The Effective JHSC

The Effective JHSC forms are a collection of tools designed for the JHSC committee to evaluate its effectiveness within several key performance areas.

A printed version of this publication is available for purchase.
998 KB PDF
Training Attendance Record

Training Attendance Record

A simple template to track workers' training attendance. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
99 KB PDF
Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

1000 KB PDF
Using Backhoes or Loaders

Using Backhoes or Loaders

Backhoes and loaders pose a threat for serious injuries like crushed legs, arms or other body parts, hearing loss, and illness or death from carbon monoxide or nitrous oxide poisoning.
100 KB 
Violence & Harassment Reporting Form

Violence & Harassment Reporting Form

A reporting form employers can utilize to capture details of an incident including corrective and preventative actions. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
132 KB PDF
Violence & Harassment Reporting Procedure

Violence & Harassment Reporting Procedure

A sample procedure for reporting and investigating workplace violence or harassment incidents.
90 KB PDF
Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

504 KB PDF
Visibility Hazards Checklist

Visibility Hazards Checklist

Common problems and solutions to reduce visibility hazards and increase the ability for operators to see workers.

141 KB PDF
Walking and Working Surfaces

Walking and Working Surfaces

Walking and working surfaces - floors, stairs and ladders are associated with slip, trip and fall accidents.
148 KB pdf
Warehouse Workers – Order Picking Safety Tips

Warehouse Workers – Order Picking Safety Tips

Warehouses and Distribution Centres are busier than ever before! This document provides guidelines and tips to help keep Order Pickers safe during this busy time.

118 KB PDF
What to Post 1-5

What to Post 1-5

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 1-5 employees.
93 KB PDF
What to Post 20-49

What to Post 20-49

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 20-49 employees.
98 KB PDF
What to Post 6-19

What to Post 6-19

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 6-19 employees.
98 KB PDF
What to post: workplaces with 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

What to post: workplaces with 1-5 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 1-5 employees.

60 KB PDF
What to post: workplaces with 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

What to post: workplaces with 20-49 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 20-49 employees.

63 KB PDF
What to post: workplaces with 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

What to post: workplaces with 6-19 employees (Agriculture)

A checklist of posting requirements for employers with 6-19 employees.

62 KB PDF
WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

1800 KB PDF
Witness Form

Witness Form

This template can be used to capture witness information collected for the purposes of incident reporting and analysis. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
84 KB PDF
Work Refusal Chart

Work Refusal Chart

Information to help employers navigate work refusals made by their workers. Employers are encouraged to use, reproduce, or customize this document / template to meet their health and safety requirements.
17 KB PDF
Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - At Home Flexibility Stretches

Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - At Home Flexibility Stretches

Having flexible muscles ensures that your muscles can move through a full range of motion without pain. Keeping you flexible will reduce your risk of on-the-job injury.

149 KB PDF
Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - Before Work Warm-Up

Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - Before Work Warm-Up

Cold muscles are susceptible to injury. These exercises should be done before starting any physical work or work that requires you to hold any awkward postures.

94 KB PDF
Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - During Work Stress Releasers

Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program - During Work Stress Releasers

Stress has been linked to mental/emotional and physical illness. It is important that you reduce your stress levels to maintain overall health. The following stress relievers are designed to be done almost anywhere.

93 KB PDF