Questions and answers – COVID-19

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[ Last update: September 03, 2020 at 16:00 PM ]​

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Legal obligations of employers and workers

Legal obligations of employers and workers on a construction site

Refusal to work/ Preventive withdrawal (exposure to a contaminant)


Protection for a worker whose spouse or dependent is a carrier of a condition at risk of complications from COVID-19


Protective equipment


COVID-19 kit

First aid in the workplace

Protection for workers who exhibit special or personal conditions (health, safety and labour standards aspects)

Volunteer workers

Temporary foreign workers section

Labour standards section

Compensation section

Eligibility for and entitlement to indemnities

For a Safe Maternity Experience Program (FSMEP)

Workers on reassignment

Workers on preventive withdrawal

Compensation for pregnant or breastfeeding workers

FSMEP – Miscellaneous​ questions

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Miscellaneous​ medical care

Medical assessments and examinations requested by the CNESST

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Temporary reassignment

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Insurance premium

Imputation of the cost of employment injuries


Employers who benefit from the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)


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