Safety and PPE

Safety guidelines and where to source Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to assist your business reopening. 

Find Local Businesses Providing PPE

As Durham Region businesses prepare to reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a need for personal protective equipment as required by Provincial guidelines for various sectors. For more information on the guidelines, please visit the Province’s health and safety guidelines website.

Below is a list of local area manufacturers who sell or have pivoted to produce these supplies. The Region of Durham makes no warranties regarding the efficacy of any of the products nor does it make any warranties that products listed below meet the health and safety guidelines set out by the various governing bodies. It is up to the purchaser to ensure any and all requirements and to purchase items accordingly.

If you would like to be added to this listing, please contact us at investdurham@durham.ca

Central Counties Tourism PPE Reimbursement Program

Central Counties Tourism launches PPE Reimbursement program for private and not-for-profit businesses in the hospitality and recreation sector. The program will provide matched funding of 50% up to a maximum of $1,000 per applicant ($2,000 total expense). Eligible expenses include plexiglass, sanitizing stations, masks, stickers, etc., that you needed to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 by keeping your staff and guests safe. Learn more about eligibility or submit an application here.

 

Durham Region PPE Suppliers

  • CANATRACE
    Pickering, Ontario - 1 416 564 4820

 

Mask Fittings

 

Produced and Sold Locally

Sold Locally

 

 

Other PPE Sources

The COVID PPE HELP marketplace is a network that connects customers, suppliers, donors and logistics to fulfill PPE needs across Canada. 

Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing suppliers providing critical goods listing.

Bruce Power: Strength in Numbers Initiative

Ontario PPE Directory 

Federal PPE Directory

Children and Students

Disinfectants / Disinfecting Services

Ear Protectors

Face shields

Floor Decals

Gloves

Goggles

Gowns

Masks

Plexiglass Shields

Sanitization Stations

Sanitizer

Signage

Thermometers

Unique / Specialized Products

  • OrderUp
    Solutions for hospitality businesses: contact tracing, digital menu, contactless ordering, and touchless payments
    Toronto, Ontario - Email
  • Thexyz Inc
    UV-C light sterilizers
    Toronto, Ontario - Email
  • Verde Bio Products
    Customizable kits
    Richmond Hill, Ontario - Email

Health and Safety Guidelines

As Ontario begins to reopen the economy, we encourage all Durham Region residents and businesses to review the information in the Durham Region Health Department Community Reopening Toolkit.

The Province of Ontario is compiling health and safety resources from many associations.

The guidance includes:

General

Agriculture

Auto

Child care

Conservation

Commercial industrial

Construction

Corrections

Film and TV

Fire services

Food retail

Forestry

Funeral

Golf

Health care

Maintenance

Manufacturing

Mining

Office

Parks and recreation

Personal and animal services

Police services

Restaurants

Retail

Social services

Tourism and hospitality

Transit

Transportation

Utilities

Find sector-specific guidelines and posters to help protect workers, customers and the general public from coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ontario.