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COVID-19 Employer Information

The COVID-19 global pandemic has created unprecedented economic conditions and concerns to our industries, businesses and workforces. Information is rapidly evolving, and at times conflicting and overwhelming to say the least. Still in the early stages, there are many unanswered questions about the short- and long-term health effects of this disease, it’s potential recurrence, the availability of an effective vaccine and how employers need to prepare going forward.

Compliance

Safety and health compliance during this pandemic have created several immediate concerns for both private and public sector employers.

Among them:

  • Administrative control limitations such as social distancing
  • Recordkeeping
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply, limitations and substitutions

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration, OSHA, also finds itself in unprecedented territory, and understands the challenges now and ahead for both its administration and employers alike. However, OSHA has created resources available for guidance that employers need to be aware of and consult routinely. They include:

Additional Information Resources

Beyond national and local news updates on COVID-19, please refer to these additional resources:

A Message of Safety, Health & Hope

They say that tough times don’t last, tough people do. We will all get through this together. In time, this crisis will pass, and business will resume, but not as usual. We will learn more from this experience and be able to better prepare our businesses and workforces against future occurrences. National Environmental Trainers will continue to support our clients through this challenging and unprecedented time with our available training and workforce management solutions. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay positive.

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