Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 4: Masks the – Next Frontier
There are COVID-19 variants lurking – what do they mean for you, your business and the masks you use? Safety experts Kirsi Henry and Jack Minacs get the scoop from WSPS’ “mask guru” Wagish Yajaman.
Note: This episode was recorded on February 9, 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
WSPS Article: 5 steps to keep up with evolving COVID-19 requirements
Rio Small Business Support Grant
Ontario support grant to small businesses to assist with the costs of PPE.
In The News: Masks: the Next Frontier
WSPS article on current mask recommendations
WSPS article on how to safely use, handle and dispose of face coverings
WSPS Fact Sheet: Filtering Face Pieces, Masks and Fabric Face coverings
WSPS Poster: Using the Hierarchy of Controls to fight COVID-19
Ontario.ca: Using Masks in the Workplace
New York Times animation on how masks work
Toronto Star article: One mask or two? As other countries explore new options, Canada sticks to its COVID-19 advice
Washington Post opinion article on premium masks
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