There are new naloxone requirements for Ontario workplaces – do you need to comply? Find out when the new legislation comes into effect and how it could impact your business (0:53). Then, hear how an easy-to-use tool and short video can make hazard assessments simpler (5:40).
Note: This episode was recorded on January 24, 2022. All information presented was in effect at that time.
Resources For This Week's Topics
Naloxone and the Workplace
New naloxone requirements: do you need to comply? Your top questions answered - The answer depends on whether your workers are at risk of overdose. But how do you determine that? The process just got a little clearer, says WSPS Consultant Pam Patry.
News Release: Ontario Providing Free Naloxone Kits in Workplaces - Life-saving kits required to be on hand in at-risk workplaces by June 1, 2023
New Free Hazard Assessment Tool
Free Hazard Assessment Tool - Download this template and use it to control hazards and reduce injuries and illnesses in all types of workplaces, industry sectors and work tasks.
Short Explainer Video – How to use the Hazard Assessment Tool – This short explainer video will walk you through the process of using the free hazard assessment tool in just over 2 minutes.
Perform a hazard assessment to make your business safer a step-by-step guide - When your employees arrive at work, are they aware of the hazards around them? Find out how to assess and control hazards in your business to keep workers safe.
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