THE LEGISLATIONWorkplace ScreeningOn September 25, 2020, the Ontario Government announced an amendment to O. Reg. 364/20 to tighten public health measures in response to the recent rise in cases of COVID-19. One of the amendments requires businesses or organizations to comply with any advice, recommendations, and instructions issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health on screening for COVID-19.The Ontario Government now requires that all workplaces must implement screening for any workers or essential visitors entering the work environment.Staff TrainingOntario’s labor law mandates that employers take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of workers. This includes protecting workers from hazards posed by infectious diseases – including COVID-19. It is required for all workplaces under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, that all employers must ensure workers wear the proper protective equipment including face masks and are trained on how to use them.
THE SOLUTIONGet Ready Daily Screening Tool™Get Ready™ has a proven cloud-based Screening Tool that our clients have been using since May 2020, to easily track employees, essential visitors and contractors who are entering a workplace. The Screening Tool is continually updated to meet current Provincial and Federal Regulations, including the recent amendment to O. Reg. 364/20.The Get Ready Daily Screening Tool™ is a simple and easily accessible app that allows employees, essential visitors and contractors to complete the required assessment on their desktop or mobile device, to determine if they are COVID-19 safe to enter a workplace.The included easy-to-read dashboard enables management to rapidly track those who have failed the assessment and those who have passed and are safe to enter the worksite. The dashboard provides senior management with real-time screening results, filter data by site and department to quickly identify operational risks, potential exposures can be traced with Public Health, and response plans can be implemented.Remove the paperwork to reduce touch points and save hundreds of hours by switching to this simple digital screening tool.Infectious Disease Outbreak Awareness Course
Our certified online training provides staff with the information they need to understand pandemics.
Learning objectives of this 30-minute course include:
Powered by the Get Ready Learning Management System™ (LMS), the course includes learning objectives, videos and a short quiz to provide proof of understanding. Staff can conveniently complete the course at their own pace on their desktop or mobile device; once successful, they will receive a Certificate of Completion. Managers can monitor training progress on the LMS dashboard.
- The history of outbreaks
- Types of viruses
- How viruses spread
- Causes of infectious disease outbreaks
- Outbreak phases
- Infection prevention and control measures
- Screening and absence reporting
- How to don (put on) and doff (take off) gloves and masks
- Proper hand hygiene
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