Although most regulatory requirements have now been lifted, COVID-19 continues to circulate in our community and caution remains essential. Employers play a critical role in reducing the spread of COVID-19 in their organization and can lower the risk of COVID-19 exposure by following best practices. These practices can be implemented in any setting (sport organization, places of worship, event venue etc.)
Individuals and organizations can minimize their risk of both COVID-19 and other respiratory infections by layering public health measures together. Layers of protection include:
Additional COVID-19 workplace guidance, including sector specific guidance can be found on the Ministry webpage.
Learn more about the best practices and workplace recommendations that Hamilton Public Services encourages organizations to consider. Click here.
Organizations are also encouraged to do a risk assessment and review their own organizational policies and operations. Organizations should implement the appropriate infection prevention and control measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection in their organization for patrons and staff. Organizations should also be aware of requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act when determining measures needed to protect employees and volunteers.