Infectious Prevention and Control (IPAC) Basic Awareness eLearning


Though often invisible to the naked eye, infectious disease hazards can have a devastating impact on our health. These hazards must be recognized and controlled in the workplace with the same diligence as other health and safety hazards.


Developed in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development, this free 1-hour eLearning program provides a primer on infection prevention and control (IPAC) covering infectious disease hazards across all workplace sectors. This program will equip workers with the knowledge to take action to protect themselves and others from infectious disease hazards in the workplace.


Course Content

This course will teach you:

  • The basics of IPAC and its importance in protecting workers’ health and safety
  • The chain of infection and how infections are spread
  • How to recognize infectious disease hazards in the workplace
  • Control measures that can be implemented to protect yourself and others from infectious disease hazards


Who should take this course?

This course is relevant for all workers, across all sectors in Ontario.