The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released new guidance aimed at helping employers prevent the spread of COVID-19 in their workplaces (link: https://www.osha.gov/coronavirus/safework)
This new guidance covers:
- COVID-19 Prevention Programs
- return-to-work criteria
- social distancing measures
- physical engineering controls, and
- sanitization, cleaning, and disinfecting practices.
The HRinDemand team has created a COVID-19 Prevention Program that adheres to OSHA’s recommended guidance that can be purchased on the HRinDemand Portal. A customized COVID-19 Prevention Program can also be purchased.
For additional assistance with any coronavirus-related questions, please contact the HRinDemand team.
Bailey Cummins, PHR, is a member of the HRinDemand team, a human resources company in Reno, NV, offering expert guidance and easy-to-use tools to help small businesses with employment regulations, compliance, employee relations, and company growth.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2021, January 29). Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace. https://www.osha.gov/coronavirus/safework
Littler (2021, February 9.) OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace. https://www.littler.com/publication-press/publication/osha-issues-new-covid-19-guidance-mitigating-and-preventing-spread