*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.
This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers on Medical and Surgical Units (including Medical Oncology) and Emergency Rooms. Much of this information may also be useful for any workers providing direct patient care including those in long-term or continuing care, homecare, outpatient or community clinics, and staff offering specialized medical services such as dialysis.