Emerging Issues

At PSHSA, we proactively engage our market and research partners to identify emerging issues within our sectors, explore new opportunities for products and technology, and create and validate solutions to address developing occupational health and safety hazards. 


Visit our COVID-19 Resource Centre for more information about how to protect yourself, what to do if you’re experiencing symptoms and additional resources for employers and workers.

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This interactive framework provides healthcare organizations with a scalable, consensus-based approach to implementing a customized workplace violence prevention program. 






This online toolkit enables first responder organizations to build and maintain a comprehensive Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) prevention program.


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Cannabis in the Workplace


PSHSA is working with Ontario employers, supervisors and workers to provide information on cannabis and applicable legislation.


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Concussion in the Workplace


Learn about resources and strategies for the prevention and early intervention of concussion.


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Mental Health Resources


An important part of any healthy and safe workplace. Communication, management support and leadership can all effectively support a healthy work environment.


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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition caused by witnessing or experiencing actual or threatened death, serious injury or violence.


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Workplace Fatigue


Our expert staff work with organizations who can choose from a menu of options – from building awareness to implementing a complete fatigue risk management program.


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Workplace Violence in Education


PSHSA is working closely with Ontario’s Education sector to address increasing incidents of workplace violence within the school community.


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Workplace Violence in Healthcare


PSHSA developed several toolkits, recommendations and products aiming to strengthen workplace violence prevention activities in the healthcare sector.