COVID-19 Resources

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Sector-specific information

Ontario main webpage - Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace English  French 
Workplace safety posters available in  21 languages: English, French, Arabic, Cantonese, Farsi, Gujarati, Igbo, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Oji-cree, Polish, Portuguese, Punjab, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai Urdu, and Vietnamese.
 
Post-vaccination occupational health and safety COVID-19 fact sheet and posters - NEW Sept. 2021
 
Fact sheet for employers (English French) explains why they need to continue with workplace exposure controls after workers (and customers) are vaccinated, and with reminders of control measures to continue.
 
Two infographics for workers (1) Why we still need to take precautions at work (English French), and (2) Reminders of what preventive actions to continue (English French).
 
 
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Toolkit - sample from North Bay Health Unit - NEW Sept. 2021
 
Federal, provincial and municipal Governments have developed a series of supports for both business and employees/workers
 
Federal 
 
Provincial
 
Agriculture industry safety during COVID-19 - Ontario - English  French
 
Agriculture - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
Businesses - COVID-19 Support for Businesses - Ontario government - English  French - NEW
Construction site health and safety during COVID-19 - Ontario   English  French 
 
Construction - Essential Sector Poster - Worker - MLTSD: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11
 
Construction workplace posters- MLTSD : Eng 8.5x11  Eng 11x17  Fre 8.5x11  Fre 11x17
 
 
COVID-19 Workplace Safety Plan template - English  French - MLTSD
 
COVID-19 Control Checklist - Fillable PDF - WSN
 
 
Essential Workplaces COVID-19 Guidance - Ministry of Health May 2, 2020
 
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   French
 
Forest products infographic: Enhanced safety measures for preventing pandemic - WSN
 
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 guidance during COVID-19 - Workplace Safety North - English  French
 
Mining sector infographic: Enhanced safety measures for preventing pandemic - WSN
 
 
Offices - Guidance During COVID-19 For Employers with Office Settings - Ontario English  French
 
 
 
Restaurant and Food Service - Essential Sector Poster - Worker: Eng 8.5x11  Fre 8.5x11 Employer: Eng 8.5x11 Fre 8.5x11 - MLTSD
 
Retail - includes tip sheet on health and safety guidance during COVID-19 - English  French  - MLTSD 
 
Work Camps guidance during COVID-19 - Workplace Safety North - UPDATED May 2021
 

Pandemic resources for businesses

 
Business Continuity Plan and Tools - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
 
 
 
 
COVID-19 Support for businesses - Government of Ontario
 
 
 
Crisis communications plan - Chamber of Commerce
 
 
Pandemic Action Plan for Businesses for medium- and large-size business - Workplace Safety North
 

Preventing COVID-19 in the workplace: employers, employees and essential service workers - Public Health Agency of Canada

Preventing exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace: A guide for employers - WorkSafeBC

 
Responding to COVID-19 in the Workplace - poster CCOHS - NEW August 2021Reopening Workplaces: "Workplace of the future: business best practices and what is needed from government" - Canadian Chamber of Commerce Guideline - NEW June 2021
 
 
 
Ventilation Checklist - OHCOW - NEW May 2021
 
Ventilation guidance for indoor air quality in buildings during COVID-19 - Singapore Ministry of Health - NEW June 2021
 
Ventilation video - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - NEW June 2021
 
 
Workplace COVID-19 Risk Management (Control Banding) Matrix - Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers
 
Workplace mental health - Workplace Safety North
 

YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/WFySlkYZZbg

Additional resources

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
 
COVID-19 resources for communities, schools, and workplaces - Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  
Infection control information and resources – Public Services Health and Safety Association
 
 
Online self-assessment - Ontario Ministry of Health
 
 
 
YouTube video link: https://youtu.be/x9NOUr0ItNA