Workers Health & Safety Centre

‘How COVID-19 virus infects and kills’ subject of WHSC webinar

Government COVID-19 restrictions are loosening, but the disease continues to spread in large numbers, including workplaces.

Confronted by this reality, this Workers Health & Safety Centre COVID-19 webinar will take a deeper look at the characteristics of the viral hazard that confronts us all.

The webinar will discuss the likely origins of the COVID-19 virus, its routes of transmission and its method of infection. It answers questions about why this virus is so contagious – and why some workers get sicker than others.
Perhaps most important, spread by asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic persons, super spreader events and workplace conditions that promote the spread of the COVID-19 virus are examined too. 
Finally, the webinar concludes with an examination of what more can we do in our workplaces to prevent COVID-19 exposures.
In addition to watching this webinar you may want to download and share the PowerPoint that supports this webinar.

WHSC virtual training & COVID-19 docs

WHSC webinars, our virtual training classrooms and many COVID-19 resources are made available during these unprecedented and challenging times to help ensure workers, supervisors, joint health and safety committee members and others have access to a trusted source of training and information. Register today for any one of a growing list of WHSC virtual training classrooms. 

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As Ontario’s only designated health and safety training centre, WHSC supports workers, their representatives, supervisors, contractors and employers in every work sector with comprehensive training programs and information services. In all we do, we put workers first.  After all, it is their lives and livelihoods that are affected most when workplace hazards, including the COVID-19 virus go uncontrolled.

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