Psychosocial environment Physical Environment Personal Health Practices


Funded in part by the
Government of Ontario

Physical Environment

The physical environment includes components of the tangible workplace environment that comprise employee’s working conditions such as clean indoor air, safe drinking water, ergonomic workstation designs, violence and aggression-free work environment, available technologies, disability management practices, workplace policies and procedures, design and construction of the workplace. 

Did you know that Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are one of the most persistent injuries facing healthcare workers today? Learn more about MSDs and how to prevent them.

Tools and Resources

The Long-Term Care Homes Act
Several tools and resources are available to assist employers to comply with the new legislation.These include: 

FREE to use E-tools
These electronic tools can help you assess and plan for your health and safety program.
Assessing Workplace Violence in the Community Care Sector - English
Assessing Workplace Violence in the Acute Care Sector - English
Assessing Workplace Violence in the Long-Term Care Sector -  English
Assessing Workplace Violence in any Sector - English