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COVID-19 Guidance on Social Distancing at Work

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of alerts designed to keep workers safe. Social (physical) distancing involves maintaining at least six feet of distance between people and is an effective way to help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. The following steps can help employers implement social distancing in the workplace: Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick. Isolate any worker who begins to exhibit symptoms until they can either go home or leave to seek medical [...]

By |May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on COVID-19 Guidance on Social Distancing at Work

Train Workers to Use, Wear, Store and Dispose of PPE

Summit is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of industry-specific alerts designed to keep workers safe. When working in the construction industry, the following tips can help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus: Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick. Allow workers to wear masks over their nose and mouth to prevent them from spreading the virus. Continue to use other normal control measures, including personal protective equipment (PPE), necessary to protect workers from other job hazards associated with [...]

By |May 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Train Workers to Use, Wear, Store and Dispose of PPE

COVID-19 Guidance for the Package Delivery Workforce

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of industry-specific alerts designed to keep workers safe. If you are in the package delivery industry, the following tips can help reduce the risk of exposure to the coronavirus: Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick. Establish flexible work hours (e.g., staggered shifts) where feasible. Practice sensible social distancing and maintain six feet between co-workers where possible. Minimize interaction between drivers and customers by leaving deliveries at loading docks, doorsteps, or other locations [...]

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on COVID-19 Guidance for the Package Delivery Workforce

10 Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to COVID-19?

All workplaces can take the following infection prevention measures to protect workers: 1. Encourage workers to stay home if sick. 2. Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes. 3. Provide a place to wash hands or alcohol-based hand rubs containing at least 60 % alcohol. 4. Limit worksite access to only essential workers, if possible. 5. Establish flexible worksites (e.g., telecommuting) and flexible work hours (e.g., staggered shifts), if feasible. 6. Discourage workers from using other workers’ phones, desks, or other work tools and equipment. 7. Regularly clean and disinfect surfaces, equipment, and other elements of the work environment. [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to COVID-19?

Print out and give this reminder card to your team to protect them from COVID19

The best strategy to reduce the risk of becoming ill with pandemic influenza is to avoid crowded settings and other situations that increase the risk of exposure to someone who may be infected. If you must be in a crowded setting, minimize your time there. Some basic hygiene and social distancing precautions that can be used in every workplace include the following: Stay home if you are sick. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for 20 seconds or with a hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available. Avoid touching your nose, mouth, and eyes. Cover your [...]

By |April 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Print out and give this reminder card to your team to protect them from COVID19