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Ebola Health Hazard Information

This Ebola Health Hazard information for OPSEU members is provided to supplement information from Public Health Ontario, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, and explains your rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. OPSEU will provide continuing updates as they become available.

News

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OPSEU has asked the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) for a provincial multi-union consultation table.

Current Directives from Public Health Ontario

Information and Resources

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New: Revised Directive #1 for Hospitals -- EVD On August 27, 2015, a revised directive to all Hospitals in Ontario was issued by Public Health Ontario.
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As of January 22, 2015, there were no persons in Ontario under investigation where Ebola testing was recommended and results are pending.
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Links to currrent orders from the Ministry of Labour:
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The MOL has written orders in at least 12 hospitals and in 2 EMS services. Orders include:
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Links to tools provided by Public Health Ontario: