Poisoning is a serious condition that results from swallowing, inhaling, injecting or absorbing a harmful substance into the body. Effects of poisoning range from short-term illness to brain damage, coma and even death. Poisonous substances can be found in and around your home, work and public places. Common substances that may result in poisoning include medicines, drugs, household cleaners, alcohols and personal care products. This page contains documents and resources related to poisoning.
Learning Exchange: Supports for workers responding to overdoses in Ontario
This interactive session will include presentations and facilitated discussion on the current needs of workers experiencing grief and loss in the context of the current drug poisoning crisis, as well as practices, challenges and opportunities for supporting the health and well-being of workers.