COVID 19 OSHA & CDC Guidelines
ARE YOU PREPARED?
As reports of the Coronavirus continue to dominate the news and there have been some confirmed cases in the United States, people should be aware of the facts regarding the virus and how you can keep yourself, your family, and your workers safe.
We have included tips about prevention and treatment of the virus with links to OSHAs and the CDCs guidelines and recommendations.
HAZARD RECOGNITION -OSHA
- Most U.S. workers remain at low risk of exposure
- How does COVID-19 spread?
- Workers who may have exposure risk
- Identifying potential sources of exposure
STANDARDS - OSHA
Understand how OSHA standards apply to protecting workers from COVID-19.
- Key OSHA standards for COVID-19
- Other relevant OSHA standards
- Enforcement directives
- Workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities
CONTROL AND PREVENTION - OSHA
Take steps to prevent worker exposure to COVID-19. OSHA provides general tips for all workers and employers, information for workers traveling to or from areas affected by COVID-19.
Click here to view more.
INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES FROM THE CDC
For the general American public, such as workers in non-healthcare settings and where it is unlikely that work tasks create an increased risk of exposures to COVID-19, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 is considered low.
The CDC and its partners will continue to monitor national and international data on the severity of illness caused by COVID-19, will disseminate the results of these ongoing surveillance assessments, and will make additional recommendations as needed. To view more information click here.