COVID-19 resources

Resources focusing specifically on COVID-19.

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COVID-19 as a workplace hazard

Addresses the importance of updating the hazard assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic and some factors to consider.

UPDATED: February, 2022

Occupational health and safety guidance for workers: respiratory viruses

This bulletin gives a brief overview of respiratory viruses as a hazard and high level information about OHS legislation as it relates to workers’ key rights and responsibilities.

UPDATED: February 2022

OHS obligations and consent forms for working during a pandemic

Addresses some issues surrounding worker’s signing consent forms related to returning to work during COVID-19 relaunches.

UPDATED: February 2022

Psychological hazards: returning to the workplace during or following a pandemic

This resource discusses some of the psychological hazards associated with returning to the workplace during or following a pandemic, offering suggestions on how to help workers cope with the related stress and anxiety.

UPDATED: July 1, 2021

Respiratory virus exposure in workplace common areas

The risk of respiratory virus exposure can increase when controls fail in workplace common areas. This bulletin discusses the increased risk and some best practices to address this risk.

UPDATED: Novmebmer, 2021

Respiratory viruses and the workplace

Respiratory viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses, can cause common colds, seasonal flu and public health outbreaks. This bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace.

UPDATED: March 2022

Respiratory viruses and the workplace – webinar

This recorded webinar gives employers, supervisors, and workers information about minimizing risk from respiratory viruses in the workplace.

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UPDATED: March 2022

Selecting respirators and masks

Bulletin gives information to help employers select respirators and masks during COVID-19. The resource focuses on specific legislated OHS requirements.

PUBLISHED: June 2022

Worker deconditioning following an absence from the workplace

Lack of activity can lead to a loss of fitness or ability, which can increase the chance of injury. Workers resuming work after a period away may need to take additional steps to limit the potential for injuries.

UPDATED: July 1, 2021

Working from home

Outlines best OHS practices employers and workers can follow if working from home during the COID-19 pandemic.

UPDATED: February 2022

Workplace ergonomics considerations arising from a pandemic

Addresses ergonomics in the workplace when implementing the pandemic guidance and requirements.

UPDATED: February 2022