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Prevention of Infectious Respiratory Illness in the Workplace

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Prevention of Infectious Respiratory Illness in the Workplace

This is full copy from a Memorandum to Health and Safety System Partners by Dr. JOEL MOODY. Chief Prevention Officer and Assistant Deputy Minister, issued November 15, 2022.   Earlier this week, the Chief Medical Officer of Health strongly recommended the use of masks indoors. I support his recommendation and would like to remind everyone of the importance of use of masks as preventive measure in workplaces. Although viruses spread between people in the same ways whether at work or elsewhere, many settings and activities in workplaces have a higher risk of transmission and workplace control measures should be designed to...

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