Santé au travail

  • 11 septembre 2020

    This is a supplement to the document COVID-19 (SRAS-CoV-2) : Recommandations intérimaires sur les mesures de prévention en milieux de travail pour les travailleuses enceintes ou qui allaitent version 3.0, July 13, 2020. [in French only]

    In Québec, a worker who is pregnant or breastfeeding may avail herself of a preventive reassignment as outlined in the For a Safe Maternity Experience program set out by the Act respecting occupational health and safety (RLRQ c S-2.1, articles 40 and 46).

    This version 3.0 of recommendations for pregnant and breastfeeding workers has been created in the ongoing context of the SARS-CoV-2 virus circulating in Québec and the...

  • 10 septembre 2020

    Preventative Measures for Employers

    Psychosocial risk in the workplace are defined as factors related to work organization, management practices, working conditions and social relationships which increase the likelihood of adverse effects on the physical and psychological health of workers exposed (INSPQ, 2016)1.

    The main PSRs recognized in the scientific literature are​:

    A. Workload;

    B. Social support from the superior and colleagues;

    C. Decision-making autonomy;

    D. Recognition.

    In the context of a pandemic that significantly affects the usual working conditions, many of these risks may...

  • 8 septembre 2020

    This information sheet is intended for employers and workers of different educational settings (preschools, elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities) as well as those in settings offering vocational or general training to adults. It offers recommendations to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and thus protect the health of all staff members, including teachers, professionals, support and management staff, etc. This information sheet does not apply to pupils, students and trainees who are not covered by Québec’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (LSST).

    According to current knowledge, COVID-19 can be transmitted by symptomatic, pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals who are carriers of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Therefore, this...

  • 21 août 2020

    This document presents the preventive measures to be applied by delivery workers (packages, restaurant delivery, groceries, etc.) in order to protect the health of employees and those who frequent the workplace. These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.

  • 21 août 2020

    This document presents the preventive measures to be applied by employers and workers in shops and stores in order to protect the health of employees and customers who frequent the trade. These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.

  • 21 août 2020

    El presente cuestionario tiene como objetivo hacer un filtro a los trabajadores antes de ingresar en su lugar de trabajo para identificar a los que presentan síntomas y que no hayan tenido contacto con algún caso que este ya bajo revisión por las autoridades de salud pública.

    El cuestionario está destinado a ser contestado por empleados en su lugar de trabajo (que no sean centros de atención médica) para garantizar la retirada rápida de los trabajadores potencialmente infectados por la COVID-19 y prevenir su transmisión a otras personas de la empresa.

    Un empleado identificado por medio de este cuestionario debe comunicarse con el 1 877 644 4545 (o el 8-1-1, servicio disponible en francés y en inglés) para obtener las instrucciones a seguir...

  • 21 août 2020

    This questionnaire aims to screen workers before entering their workplace to exclude those who are symptomatic and who have not had contact with a known case of COVID-19 already followed by public health authorities.

    The questionnaire is intended to be completed by employees themselves on their workplace (other than health care facilities) to ensure the rapid removal of workers potentially infected with COVID-19 and to prevent its transmission to others in the workplace.

    Employees with positive answers in their questionnaires should call 1 877 644 4545 or 811 to receive instructions (alternatively, check www.quebec.ca for local phone numbers). When calling, the...

  • 21 août 2020

    This document presents the interim recommandations for Agricultural Workers in Crop and Livestock Production, in order to protect the health of employees and those who come into contact with the workplace. These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.

  • 21 août 2020

    These recommendations take into account the importance of maintaining the essential food production chain while aiming at optimal protection of workers. These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.

  • 21 août 2020

    This document presents the preventive measures to be applied by Police and Security Agencies in order to protect the health of employees and others in the workplace. These measures apply when sustained community transmission has been confirmed by public health authorities.

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