This online course addresses the training requirements for Naloxone Kits in the workplace in Ontario. In Ontario construction projects are regulated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ontario Regulation 213/91: (reference e-law). 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.
Who should take this course:
Construction workers, supervisors, and managers who need to comprehend the legal requirements and procedures for storing and utilizing Naloxone kits as mandated by an amendment to the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Safety officers and employers within these workplaces also benefit from this training, ensuring compliance with OHSA, Regulation 213/91, and the new Naloxone kit regulations while promoting opioid overdose prevention and eliminating stigma.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe legal requirements and duties for storage and use of Naloxone kits in the workplace
- Identify types of Naloxone utilized in general industry.
- Identify Naloxone training requirements.
- Identify elements of fire protection, including proper hazard assessments, and fire safety plans.
- Administer Naloxone
- End the stigma and prevent opioid overdose related deaths.
Self-Directed Online study via 24×7 access to individual learner account on user friendly LMS.
Accessible on laptop, desktop, and mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play)
Minimum 80% score is required on the Final Assessment to receive Completion Certificate.
A digital Certificate of Completion is generated and stored within the LMS platform. PDF version is available to download and print.
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites for this course.