Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 8: The Roadmap to Reopen
Learn more about Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen and how to apply for a WSIB Small Business H&S Leadership Award (0:41). Also get the latest on rapid testing in workplaces and how to register for a free test kit (4:25). And it’s finally summer! Safety expert Kirstin Onorato has tips on keeping workers safe from heat stress, especially while wearing PPE (12:34). Then, hear how vaccination rates will affect reopening and get tips on vaccinations and the workplace (20:12).
Note: This episode was recorded on June 14, 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
WSIB Small Business H&S Leadership Awards
In the News: Rapid Testing and Eye Protection
Provincial Rapid Testing Portal
Ontario Chamber of Commerce - COVID-19 Rapid Screening Initiative
Could on-site COVID testing be an option for your workplace?
Ontario News: Update on Rapid Testing (June 9)
Ministry of Health COVID-19 Variant of Concern Guidance Document
IHSA Eye Protection Recommendation
Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. c.0.1 (1990)
Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD). (2019). Managing Heat Stress at Work
Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (OHCOW).(2017)
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. (CCOHS). (2020). Temperature Conditions-Hot
WorkSafeBC. (2020). Heat Stress
Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccines and Workplace Health & Safety
What you need to know about on-site COVID vaccinations
Contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services
Visit the WSPS Small Business Centre
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