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Small Biz Safety Podcast Episode 7: Stop Workplace Bullying and Harassment


We welcome special guest Sheldon Kennedy, former NHL player and crusader for victims of abuse. As co-founder of Respect Group, Sheldon shares what small businesses can do to prevent bullying and harassment in the workplace.

Note: This episode was recorded on May 5, 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

Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit (3 days paid leave if they miss work for reasons related to COVID-19)

Ontario News Release - Mobile Vaccine Units in Hot Spot Workplaces

COVID-19 Safety Plan Requirements

Develop your COVID-19 workplace safety plan

Understanding COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plans

Sheldon Kennedy Interview

Respect Group Inc.

Respect in the Workplace eCourse listing on

Sheldon Kennedy Podcast “The Sheldon Kennedy Show”

Sheldon Kennedy on Twitter

WSPS Mental Health Webinar Series, including a topic on Civility and Respect 

Contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Looking for Small Biz resources and more information? Visit the WSPS Small Business Centre

Have health and safety questions? Contact the WSPS Duty Consultant by email or call 1-877-494-WSPS (9777).

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