COVID-19 Resources

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WSN news announcements   Sector-specific information   Pandemic resources for businesses

 

WSN news announcements

Jul. 9, 2020 First Aid re-certification training during COVID-19

Jun. 16, 2020 Ontario releases guide on how to develop a workplace safety plan

Jun. 16, 2020 Workplace safety infographics provide COVID-19 prevention guidance

Jun. 16, 2020 Ontario Mine Rescue continues to be prepared

Jun. 10, 2020 Refresher training for forestry trainers postponed until Spring 2021

 

May 11, 2020 New virtual health and safety training underway

May 6, 2020 WSN launches new lunch and learn series COVID-19 Conversations

 

Apr. 30, 2020 Health and safety association guidance documents for workplaces during the COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 30, 2020 Ontario provides employers with workplace safety guidelines

Apr. 6, 2020 Free Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference - stay home and stay safe!

Apr. 6, 2020 WSIB announces Health and Safety Excellence program changes in response to COVID-19

Apr. 6, 2020 Here to help: WSN consulting and training available online

Apr. 3, 2020 New COVID-19 resources webpage for businesses

 

Mar. 30, 2020 Working at Heights Safety Training certification period extended

Mar. 25, 2020 Message from WSN CEO and Board Chair

Mar. 24, 2020 Ontario issues call to action for business owners to help with medical supplies

Mar. 16, 2020 Workplace Safety North and Ontario Mine Rescue COVID-19 Update

Mar. 12, 2020 Important Update: Workplace Safety North Event Cancellations

Mar. 11, 2020 Pandemic preparedness for business

 

Sector-specific information

 
Agriculture industry safety during COVID-19 - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) - NEW

Front page of Workplace Safety North COVID-19 Control Checklist

Agriculture - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
 
Construction - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
 
 
 
COVID-19 Control Checklist - Fillable PDF - WSN - NEW
 
Essential Workplaces COVID-19 Guidance - Ministry of Health May 2, 2020

Infographic with pictograms showing enhanced safety measures

Food Manufacture and Processing - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
Forestry guidance during COVID-19 - Workplace Safety North - English version   French version - NEW
 
 
Long-Term Care - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
Manufacturing - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
Mining health and safety infographic with pictograms for prevention of COVID-19
 
Mining guidance during COVID-19 - Workplace Safety North - English version  French version - UPDATED
 
 
 
 
Restaurant and Food Service - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11 Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
 
 
Work Camps guidance during COVID-19 - Workplace Safety North
 

 

Pandemic resources for businesses

Guidance for employers - Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pandemic Action Plan for Businesses for medium- and large-size business - Workplace Safety North
 
COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit for Ontario Businesses for all business - Canadian Chamber of Commerce
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business Continuity Plan and Tools - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
 
Crisis communications plan - Chamber of Commerce
 
What does the coronavirus mean for your business? - Business Development Bank of Canada
 
 
Workplace mental health - Workplace Safety North

 

Additional resources

Ontario Framework for Reopening Province - Ontario Government - NEW
 
Infection control information and resources – Public Services Health and Safety Association
 
COVID-19 resources for communities, schools, and workplaces - Center for Disease Control and Prevention - NEW
 
Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations - Center for Disease Control and Prevention - NEW
 
Awareness resources - Public Health Agency of Canada
 
Community-based measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus disease (City and town planners, community organization administrators and employers) - Public Health Agency of Canada
 
 
 
Online self-assessment - Ontario Ministry of Health

 

Contact your local WSN health and safety specialist for guidance during COVID-19 outbreak