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.
• 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
- You must obtain 80% on the final assessment to receive your completion certificate.
- Courses can be accessed on laptops, desktops, and mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play).