This 30 minute eLearning program will provide learners with the knowledge to recognize an opioid overdose, to administer naloxone and acquaint the worker with any hazards related to the administration of naloxone. The training includes a discussion on opioid related deaths, overdose, and addiction.
Starting June 1, 2023, employers must provide naloxone in the workplace if certain circumstances described in the Occupational Health and Safety Act apply.
Employers who are required to provide naloxone kits in their workplaces must ensure that the worker who is responsible for the naloxone kit has received training:
Employers who are required to comply with the naloxone requirements in the Occupational Health and Safety Act can obtain one free nasal spray naloxone kit per workplace as part of Ontario’s Workplace Naloxone Program. WSPS does not provide naloxone kits.
This free training covers all the necessary components including:
By the end of this program, learners will be able to:
Anyone in a workplace who is responsible for a Naloxone kit or wants to learn about opioid overdose and Naloxone administration.
This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.
NOTE: After purchasing the training, please proceed to add the required participant to the Naloxone awareness training (whether for yourself or someone else). This step is required.
Have questions? Read our frequently asked questions on adding participants.
If an employer is obligated to provide a naloxone kit in the workplace, they must ensure that the kit is entrusted to a worker who meets two criteria:
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If an employer is obligated to provide a naloxone kit in the workplace, they must ensure that at least one kit is available in each workplace where there is a known or reasonably foreseeable risk of a worker experiencing an opioid overdose. Visit ontario.ca for full details.
Employers obligated to provide naloxone kits in their workplaces must ensure that the worker responsible for the kit receives proper training that encompasses all necessary elements. This ensures compliance with the requirement of training provided by the employer. See above for details on WSPS naloxone training.
Item Number: ENAXOA-P4463EN