Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Basic Awareness Training

This free, 30-minute eLearning program will equip workers with knowledge of how infections spread and what action can be taken to protect themselves and others from infectious hazards in the workplace.

Course Overview

Though often invisible to the naked eye, infectious hazards can have a devastating impact on our health. Infectious hazards may exist in any type of workplace. It is everyone's responsibility (e.g. employer, supervisor, and worker) to recognize and control these hazards with the same diligence as other workplace health and safety hazards. This course is relevant for all workers, across all sectors in Ontario.

Course Topics

  • What Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) is and why it is important
  • How infections are spread
  • What steps you and others can take to prevent and control infections in the workplace