ECA Ottawa

Pre-Screening Now Mandatory

As COVID-19 cases increase within Ontario in what has been described as a “second wave”, the Ontario Government has implemented regulatory changes that, effective September 26, 2020, mandate that all workplaces perform daily pre-screening of workers and essential visitors before they are permitted to enter the workplace. Accordingly, the Ontario Ministry of Health’s (“MOH”) COVID-19 Screening Tool for Workplaces (Businesses and Organizations) (the “Tool”), which is a newly created recommendation applicable to all businesses and organizations that operate a workplace in Ontario, must be followed within all workplaces within the province. Click here to download “The Tool”.