Ontario Now Requires Naloxone Kits in At-Risk Workplaces

Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and Michael Tibollo, Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, announced that our government is now requiring at-risk employers to ensure their workplaces have a life-saving naloxone kit on hand and workers trained on how to use them.

As of April, more than 1,000 free nasal spray naloxone kits have been distributed to businesses around the province through Ontario’s Workplace Naloxone Program, while businesses may also obtain their own kits. In 2022, over 2,500 people died from opioid-related causes in Ontario.

News Release; https://news.ontario.ca/en/release/1003121/ontario-now-requires-naloxone-kits-in-at-risk-workplaces