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.
Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC): Basic Awareness Topics
This course will teach you:
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
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 30 minutes.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.