Health & Safety


Access to Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) has been highlighted as one of the top roadblocks in reopening businesses. Click the button below for a list of businesses in Windsor Essex that are currently selling PPE.


Health & Safety For Businesses

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services is providing resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace. Please click any of the links below for downloadable files for your workplace, as they relate to the Tourism Industry.

  • General Health & Safety Guidelines for the Tourism & Hospitality Sector
  • Health & Safety Guidelines for Housekeeping and Laundry Employees
  • Healthy & Safety Guidelines for Hotel Reception, Room Service & Front Line Staff
  • ‘Return To Business’ Checklist

The Ontario Ministry of Health is providing resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace, including tourism specific sectors such as restaurant and food services and retail. Click here for more

Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) is offering a free webinar for employers and employees in identifying and understanding the COVID-19 risks in the workplace and the controls that can be used to keep workplaces safe and healthy under Ontario’s new COVID-19 Response framework. Visit WSPS’s Keeping Ontario Safe and Open web page to gain immediate access to the pre-recorded webinar and presentation kit.

Local Authorities

Stay up to date from our local authorities. Please see the links below for their COVID-19 related information hubs.

Steps To Prevent Illness

If you’re a local business having trouble finding hand sanitizer, our friends at Wolfhead Distillery have you covered. they are now shipping 350ml bottles  of Wolfhead Hand Sanitizer within Ontario. Max 8 bottles per order. Flat rate shipping fees apply. Order in their online shop.

  • Available size: $350 ml bottle
  • Price: $8
  • Alcohol: 67%

Our local health authority, The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit is recommending that in order to prevent the spread of Coronavirus individuals should:

  • wash hands frequently and avoid facial contact;
  • avoid contact with sick individuals;
  • stay home from work when ill;
  • ensure to properly clean high-touch surfaces, especially in your public spaces like washrooms, restaurants, elevators and work spaces;
  • where possible, consider making alcohol-based hand sanitizer available for your guests and employees.

As the situation continues to evolve quickly, we encourage you to reference the Windsor Essex County Health Unit website for the latest regional updates.


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