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.



PHO Rounds: Opioid Toxicity Among Ontarians Who Worked in the Construction Industry

This session will summarize the key findings of the report and the implications for practice by first providing an overview of the report findings. This will be followed by a discussion on opportunities to tailor strategies that aim to prevent harm and better support people who use drugs in the construction industry. Participants are invited to engage in the facilitated question and answer period at the end, to discuss findings.

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Updated 22 Oct 2019