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New! Adult CPR Method

Please take the time to view the link below that provides details on how to perform Adult CPR. Please note that this method of CPR is only recommended for adults and there are still some exceptions when there is a drowning. The purpose of this video is to provide knowledge in the event you are in an emergency situation and are required to perform CPR. Under the Good Samaritan Act anyone who performs CPR is not liable for damages that might be caused as a result of CPR. If there is someone in the immediate area that is certified in CPR please allow this person to perform CPR and they can rely on you as back up.

Protection from liability:
2. (1) Despite the rules of common law, a person described in subsection (2) who voluntarily and without reasonable expectation of compensation or reward provides the services described in that subsection is not liable for damages that result from the person’s negligence in acting or failing to act while providing the services, unless it is established that the damages were caused by the gross negligence of the person. 2001, c. 2, s. 2 (1).

New, simpler CPR method. No mouth to mouth required. Certification is not required. View link.


Making Ontario Accessible

One in seven people in Ontario have a disability. Over the next 20 years, that number will rise as the population ages.

Creating a province where every person who lives or visits can participate fully makes good sense — for our people, our businesses and our communities.

That’s why we are making Ontario accessible to all. Find out what you need to do to make your business or workplace accessible and read about the benefits.

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) oversees Ontario's workplace safety education and training system, provides disability benefits, monitors the quality of health care, and assists in early and safe return to work.

Employment Standards Act of Ontario

Occupational Health and Safety Act

The Occupational Health and Safety Act sets out the rights and duties of all parties in the workplace. The Act establishes procedures for dealing with workplace hazards, and it provides for enforcement of the law where compliance has not been achieved voluntarily.

Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - Services for Businesses

Links to information about the programs and services offered to those starting or operating a business in Canada.

Human Resources Management (Government of Canada)

A one-stop information source for your human resources management needs, including information from government and non-government sources.

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