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COVID-19 Resources for Manufacturers

COVID-19 Resources

Here you will find some COVID-19 posters, webinars, templates and tools we've developed for you to use in your workplace.

Webinars

COVID-19 webinar series

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VIDEO | Leading the Recovery Webinar Replay

What have manufacturing and food processing leaders in Canada and abroad learned from the turbulent initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic about leadership, change management, and resilience? Hear from executives from Great Little Box Company, Freeport Industries, and joining us from Germany, deputy head of the crisis management team at Nestlé Deutschland AG.

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VIDEO | Answering your COVID-19 health questions

Learn do you need to know to reopen your manufacturing or food processing business safely—or to ensure your people are protected and your essential business stays open.

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VIDEO | Managing process change: Safely shifting production to make hand sanitizer

Learn how to safely shift your production to make hand sanitizer

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VIDEO | COVID-19 guidelines and best practices webinar replay

Watch this panel discussion moderated by Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC CEO Lisa McGuire.

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VIDEO | Exposure Control Plan Webinar Replay

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened our eyes to the consequences of uncontrolled virus spread. For manufacturers who may never have considered biological hazards, exposure control is suddenly a critical consideration in workplace safety and business continuity.

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VIDEO | Government and health and safety support webinar replay

Learn about Government and Health and Safety Resources for Manufacturers and Food Processors with BC Minister of Labour, Harry Bains and experts from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC.

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VIDEO | Ergonomics tips for working from home

Learn how to set up an effective home office, no matter what your situation is, to avoid injuries like MSIs.

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Templates and Tools

Templates and tools to support you in developing a COVID-19 safety plan.

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TEMPLATE | COVID-19 Training Matrix

A training matrix is used to keep track of who has been trained.

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TEMPLATE | Risk assessments

A risk assessment should be completed to determine the controls required for protecting workers against hazards in the workplace. This also applies to COVID-19.

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TEMPLATE | Acknowlegement Record for Supervisors

A sample of an acknowledgement letter for supervisors.

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TEMPLATE | Working alone procedures

If a worker is working alone or in an isolated area, they should be monitored regularly. Depending on the risk level of their location, it can be hourly, every few hours, or at start and end of task.

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TEMPLATE | Policy for returning travelers

Employees should always consider alternatives to travel e.g. teleconferences, video conferences, etc. When travel is deemed necessary, whether it be work-related or for personal reasons, employees are expected to follow procedures to limit the spread of any viral diseases in the workplace. 

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TEMPLATE | Cleaning Protocol for Common Areas

To limit the transmission of viral diseases, such as COVID-19, cleaning protocols should be used to clean and disinfect common contact surfaces within the workplace. 

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TEMPLATE | Reporting Symptoms in the Workplace Policy

This guide will provide information to employees about the symptoms of COVID-19, reporting symptoms at work, and determining return-to-work readiness.

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IDEA | How to record training during a pandemic

To limit the spread of viral diseases in the workplace, we need to limit all possible modes of transmission to the best of our ability.

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DOWNLOAD | Change management decision tree for hand sanitizer

Use this change management decision tree to safely manage a process change to make hand sanitizer in your facility.

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DOWNLOAD | Home office ergonomics

A guide to setting up your home office ergonomically.

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DOWNLOAD | Ergonomics self assessment

The goal of this self-assessment checklist is to help you to set up your office optimally for your self-productivity. This checklist is for reference only and does not replace an ergonomics workstation assessment carried out by a professional ergonomist.

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Posters

Posters to download and post in the workplace.

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POSTER | The ABC’s of Hand Washing

Stop the spread of COVID-19 with this informative printable poster about The ABC's of Hand Washing.

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POSTER | User seal checks for reusable half-face respirators with cartridge

Information on how to conduct a user seal checks for reusable half-face respirators with cartridge

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POSTER | User seal checks for disposable half-face respirators

Information on conducting a user seal checks for disposable half-face respirators.

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POSTER | User seal checks for reusable half-face respirators with filter

Information on how to conduct user seal checks for reusable half-face respirators with filter

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CHECKLIST | Respirator inspection

A handy, printable checklist for inspection of your respirators.

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Videos

View our safety minute videos to support you through COVID-19.

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VIDEO | Donning and doffing a disposable respirator

How to don and doff a disposable respirator mask.

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User seal checks for disposable respirators

How to seal check a disposable respirator mask

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VIDEO | Donning and doffing reusable half-face respirators

Learn how to safely don and doff a reusable respirator mask.

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VIDEO | User seal checks for reusable half-face respirators

How to conduct a user seal check for reusable, half-face respirators

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