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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 1: Creating a COVID-19 Safety Plan

Run a small business? Let safety experts Kirsi Henry and Jack Minacs walk you through simple steps to make your workplace safer and your business better.

In this episode Kirsi and Jack  discuss Ontario’s new COVID-19 Response Framework and share steps you can take to create a safety plan. They also discuss the province’s screening requirement - how can you make it work at your business? Finally, what can you do if one of your employees or customers breaks your COVID-19 safety rules?


COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open…rio-safe-and-open

Develop your COVID-19 Safety Plan…place-safety-plan

Recorded Webinar: Ontario Safe and Open – Building your Safety Plan

Video: Safety Plan

Article: New COVID-19 Response Framework: How to create your safety plan…-to-create-you.aspx

Sample safety plans available on the WSPS COVID-19 Resource Hub – just type “sample safety plan” into the search

COVID-19 Screening Tool for Workplaces…l_guidance.pdf

5 best practices for bringing visitors safely into your workplace (article)…isitors-safety.aspx

What should you do when people (staff, customers) break your safety rules?

Video: Small Business, Big Impact: Violence/Harassment…NOuE_hZGHNLmbMcim

Article: Are your employees prepared to handle COVID-linked violence?…e-COVID-linked.aspx

For free health and safety resources for small businesses, drop by the WSPS Small Business Centre.

Visit the WSPS COVID-19 RESOURCE HUB for health and safety resources related to COVID-19.