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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 13 | De-escalation and Preventing COVID-related Violence

Find out how the next steps in Ontario’s reopening plan will impact your business (1:15). Then, learn how to protect your employees from COVID-related harassment and de-escalate situations that may turn violent (9:20).

Note: This episode was recorded on October 25, 2021. All information presented was in effect at that time. Please check with your local Public Health unit to confirm up-to-date prevention measures that are in place in your area.

Resources For This Week's Topics

Reduce the risk of renewed COVID violence with these 5 steps ( 

Proof of Vaccination: New Scripts and Scenarios on How To Deal with Challenging Situations - go2HR

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