Here’s what AWCBC’s national and international Partners are doing across Canada and the U.S., and around the globe in response to COVID-19. Please visit awcbc.org and follow @awcbc_acatc on Twitter for regular updates on continuing responses to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
CCOHS is continuing to work remotely to help clients with their workplace health and safety needs. Although they cannot provide help by phone, clients can still contact CCOHS online with health and safety questions, or for assistance with CCOHS products and services. Physical product purchases and shipments have been put on hold, but fact sheets, pandemic resources, products and services are available online.
To help support workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic, CCOHS has made these online products and resources available – free of charge:
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by the novel (new) coronavirus (“coronavirus disease 2019″ or “COVID-19″), and will provide updated information as it becomes available.
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International Labour Organization (ILO)
The ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the world of work proposes a range of policy options to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic and facilitate strong and fast recovery.
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International Social Security Association (ISSA)
The ISSA will provide information on how social security contributes to addressing the economic and social consequences of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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