Health & Safety

Spectrum is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all people working at Spectrum. Our Health and Safety committee has representatives from management and from front line staff and meets monthly to review accidents and injuries, reports of unsafe work conditions, and health and safety improvement plans.

Covid-19 Update

With COVID infection rates on the rise and cold and flu season around the corner, we would like to send out a reminder of important information and resources regarding health and safety procedures.   _____________________________________________________________________ Basic Safety Measures – The … Continue reading

Winter Weather – Be Prepared

Be prepared for winter weather this week. Slower travel, slippery roads and sidewalks. Continue reading

Covid-19 Updates – September 9th, 2022

Basic Safety Measures – The Golden Rules Stay Home if you are sick. 2. Wear a mask if you are in crowded public places. 3. Get vaccinated, Get your Booster. 4. Meet with friends outside so there is more fresh … Continue reading

Summer Heat – Enjoy and Take Care

We have a few more weeks of hot summer weather so please be careful about too much sun and about overheating. Check on people who live alone to see that they have ways to keep cool. Continue reading

Heat Warning – Tuesday – Friday July 26-29th 2022

Next week is not predicted to be as hot as last year’s heat dome, but it is helpful to be be prepared when it does get hotter. Thirty degrees outside can get dangerously hot in a house without ventilation and south facing windows.   Continue reading

Sun Safety / Extreme Heat

It is so great that the sun is finally out and warming things up. We all want to get out there and soak in some rays, but there are a number of reasons to take some precautions: People can get … Continue reading

Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Testing – Clinic Closed

Many thanks to Andrei for running our Rapid Testing clinic for the last five weeks.  We will not be running the clinic anymore.   Continue reading

Spectrum Covid-19 Rapid Testing Clinic

With the support the Red Cross and the Government of Canada, we have received supplies to allow us to run a clinic to provide Rapid Antigen Tests for Spectrum staff, caregivers, volunteers and people we support. Continue reading

COVID-19 Updates – January 14, 2022 – Covid Safety Plans

Covid Safety Strategies can help us get past this Omicron Wave. Continue reading

Covid-19 Updates – December 31, 2021

Get Your Booster Dose A booster dose is an additional shot of vaccine that helps you maintain and lengthen your protection against COVID-19. When you get a booster dose, you’re helping protect you and the people around you from COVID-19. Read information from … Continue reading