Description:

In Ontario, construction projects are regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ontario Regulation 213/91: (reference e-law). This legislation places various duties on different workplace parties.

The Ontario government has introduced an amendment to the Occupational Health and Safety Act requiring life-saving naloxone kits in workplaces where workers are at risk of an overdose.

Naloxone is a medication that temporarily reverses the effects of an opioid overdose and allows time for medical help to arrive.

Learning Outcomes:

• Understand the legal requirements and duties for the storage and use of Naloxone kits in the workplace.
• Identify types of Naloxone utilized in the general industry.
• Understand Naloxone training requirements.
• Administer Naloxone.
• End the stigma and prevent opioid overdose-related deaths.

Duration: 1 hour

Certificate:

  • You must obtain 80% on the final assessment to receive your completion certificate.

Platforms:

  • Courses can be accessed on laptops, desktops, and mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play).

Cost: Free

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