• Ontario Associationof Designated Officers

    Infection Prevention & Control

    Assisting Designated Officers understand and communicate the importance of IPAC.

  • Health & SafetyIncrease Worker & Client Safety

    Prevention&
    Mitigation

    Provide consistency between services in the prevention and mitigation of exposures.

  • Standardized ResponsePublic Health Units

    Exposure
    Follow-up

    Investigation of exposure and access to accurate information and advice concerning action post-exposure.

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Upcoming Events
OADO Educational Symposium - April 13, 2016

The Personal Protection Strategy Model

Assessment

Situational risk assessments for Infection Prevention And Control (IPAC).

Plan

The cyclical centre of the Personal Protection Strategy.

Action

Select the most appropriate actionable steps to protect from exposure to communicable disease.

Location Duration Proximity Interaction

OADO The Background

 
  • History
  • Goals
  • Objectives
  • Mission

Inception

The foundation document for this group is based on the 2008 amendment to the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Response Gap

The group came together from an identified need to standardize the response of emergency services across the province to infectious disease in the work environment.

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Mitigation

Provide consistency between services in the prevention and mitigation of exposures to increase worker and patient safety.

Responses

Advocate for standardized responses from public health units and reports of emergency service worker exposures to infectious diseases.

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Standards

Identify the roles & responsibilities of the Designated Officers and Ontario Public Health Units based on current best-practice guidelines.

Training

Develop consistent training materials to be used by all Provincial emergency services, even outside Ontario.

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Mission

Mitigate and prevent occupational exposures to communicable disease for all emergency and justice service workers through education, communication and collaboration.

Vision

Protect the lives of emergency and justice service workers by preventing exposures to communicable disease.

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