Hospital Policies and Operations

​​​Content relating to ongoing hospital operational and policy issues. Includes topics such as labour relations, smoke-free hospitals, workplace violence, accessibility and hospital parking.

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collapse Topic Area : Accessibility ‎(3)
 Jobs for Today and Tomorrow Act (Budget Measures), 2016 (Bill 173) - Backgrounder
 Proposed Amendments to AODA Regulations (2015) - Backgrounder
 Hospital Requirements Under the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation - Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Emergency Preparedness ‎(1)
 Emergency Preparedness Colour Codes Badges 2x3
collapse Topic Area : Green Healthcare ‎(10)
 Green Hospital Scorecard
 OHA Response to Cap and Trade Bill and Regs
 Cap-and-Trade Program Legislation Update - April 2016
 Waste Free Ontario Act and Strategy Letter to MOECC (March 2016)
 Waste Free Ontario Legislation and Strategy
 OHA Cap and Trade Letter to MOECC - December 2015
 Case Study - The nuts-and-bolts of vermicomposting - Hopital Glengarry Memorial Hospital
 Case Study - Energy Savings from Optimizing Ventilation sand Control Systems - Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
 Case Study - Making a Case for a Green FTE - St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
 Case Study - Systems Approach and Lean meets Pollution Prevention - Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
collapse Topic Area : Hospital Parking ‎(1)
 Tax Exemption for Hospital Parking (Bill C-31) – Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Integrated Community Health Centers ‎(3)
 Bill 60 Your Health Act - Backgrounder
 Addendum Schedule 1 - Integrated Community Health Services Centres Act, 2023
 Addendum, Schedule 2 - Regulated Professions Amendments
collapse Topic Area : Labour and Employment ‎(20)
 Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act - Backgrounder
 Stronger Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures) 2017 (Bill 127) - Backgrounder
 Police Records Check Reform Act, 2015 (Bill 113) - Backgrounder
 Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act, 2015 (Bill 109) - Backgrounder
 Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act 2015 (Bill 109) - Backgrounder
 Ontario Retirement Pension Plan Act, 2014 (Bill 56) - Backgrounder
 Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2012 (Bill 55) - Backgrounder
 Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18) - Backgrounder
 Employment Standards Amendment Act - Leaves to Help Families (2014) - Backgrounder
 Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014  - Submission
 Amendments to the Strong Action for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2012 (Bill 55) - Backgrounder
 Strong Action for Ontario Act - Budget Measures, 2012 (Bill 55) - Frequently Asked Questions
 Broader Public Sector Perquisites Directive and Potential Labour and Employment Law Implications (July 2011) - Backgrounder
 Police Records Check Reform Act 2015 (Bill 113) - Backgrounder
 Bill 47- Making Ontario Open for Business Act - Backgrounder
 Bill 57- Restoring Trust Transparency and Accountability Act 2018 - Backgrounder
 Bill 47 - Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 - Submission
 Bill 66 - Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2019 - Submission
 Bill 124 - Backgrounder
 Bill 124 FAQs
collapse Topic Area : Medication and Drugs ‎(2)
 CNO Proposed Regulatory Changes on RN Prescribing and Nurse Dispensing (May 2018) - Backgrounder
 Legalization of New Cannabis Products - Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Smoke-Free Hospitals ‎(14)
 Bill 36 Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act 2018, SFOA 2017 and LTCHA Regulatory Amendments - Backgrounder (October 2018)
 Proposed Legislation on Marijuana Legalization and Policing Reform (Backgrounder) - November 2017
 Proposed Legislation to Address Smoking and Vaping of Medical Marijuana (2016) (Bill 178 and Regulations) - Backgrounder
 Regulation Banning Smoking and e-Cigarette Use on Hospital Grounds (2015) - Backgrounder
 Proposed Regulation Banning Smoking on Hospital Grounds (2015) - Backgrounder
 Changes to Regulation of Medical Marihuana (2015) - Backgrounder
 Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014 (Bill 45) - Backgrounder
 Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014 (Bill 162) - Backgrounder
 Preparing For Cannabis-Developing and Updating Hospital Policies (September 2018)
 Changes to Ontario's Cannabis Legislation - Bill 36
 Let's Talk Cannabis Webinar Presentation Slides
 List of Cannabis Awareness and Public Education Resources
 Health Harms of Cannabis Use
 The Difference Between Recreational Cannabis and Medical Cannabis
collapse Topic Area : Transportation ‎(1)
 Bill 151, Strengthening and Improving Government Act (Non-Emergency Transportation) (2014) - Backgrounder
collapse Topic Area : Vanessas Law ‎(3)
 Health Canada FAQ - Mandatory Reporting of ADR's and MDI's
 Vanessa's Law Supports
 Health Canada Webinar Presentation (November 2019)
collapse Topic Area : Workplace Safety and Violence ‎(6)
 Safe Access to Abortion Services Act 2017 - Bill 163 - Backgrounder(October 2017)
 Supporting Ontario's First Responders Act, 2016 (Bill 163) - Backgrounder
 Employment and Labour Statute Law Amendment Act 2015 (Bill 109) - Backgrounder
 Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act 2015 (Bill 132) - Backgrounder
 Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014 (Bill 18) - Backgrounder
 Strengthening and Improving Government Act, 2015 (Bill 85) -Backgrounder
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