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COVID-19 Policy

COVID-19 Hazard Alert

 

OSHA

 OSHA COVID-19

U.S. Department of Labor Offers New Video and Poster on Proper Workplace use of Respirators

OSHA Publications

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Spanish Guidance on Preparing Workplace for COVID-19

Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus

Spanish Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus

Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19

Spanish Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19

NEW Short video: Higher Risk Jobs Need Extra Protections to Keep Workers Safe

Respiratory Protection Standard Temporary Guidance on the enforcement of OSHA’s

March 14 Memo: on Healthcare Respiratory Protection Annual Fit-Testing for N95 Filtering Face pieces During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 3 Memo: on Respiratory Protection Equipment Certified Under Standards of Other Countries or Jurisdictions during the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3 Memo: on Respiratory Protection and the N95 Shortage Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Poster: Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce the Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus

Spanish Poster: Steps All Workplace Can Take to Reduce the Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus

Short video: Higher Risk Jobs Need Extra Protections to Keep Workers Safe

Retail Stores The new alert is available for download in English and Spanish.

The alert is the latest effort by OSHA to educate and protect America’s workers and employers during the coronavirus pandemic. OSHA has also published Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19, a document aimed at helping workers and employers learn about ways to protect themselves and their workplaces during the ongoing pandemic.

https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/national/04262020

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA4015.pdf

Statement of Enforcement Policy by Solicitor of Labor Kate O’Scannlain and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for OSHA Loren Sweatt regarding Meat and Poultry Processing Facilities (US Department of Labor Newsletter 4/28/2020)

 

CDC

CDC Website

CDC Opening Up America Again Plan

CDC’s primary resource is the CDC COVID-19 Official Web Page. This page is being updated routinely and we encourage you to review it frequently.  Recent guidance released and housed on this page includes:

Strategies to Optimize PPE and Equipment (Healthcare)

Decontamination and Reuse of Filtering Facepiece Respirators using Contingency and Crisis Capacity Strategies (Healthcare)

Strategies for Optimizing of N95 Respirators (Healthcare)

Resources for Businesses and Employers

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Cleaning and Disinfecting Building Facility

Cases in U.S.

CDC’s COVID-19 webpage.

Meat and Poultry Processing Workers and Employers

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

Understanding the Difference between Surgical Mask and Respirators

 

FDA

FDA main website

What to Do if You Have COVID-19 Confirmed Positive or Exposed Workers in Your Food Production, Storage, or Distribution Operations Regulated by FDA

 

Use of Respirators, Facemasks, and Cloth Face Coverings in the Food and Agriculture Sector During Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

 

Use of Respirators, Facemasks, and Cloth Face Coverings in the Food and Agriculture Sector During Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

 

EPA

EPA Takes Action to Guide Health and Safety Decision at Cleanup Sites During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Interim Guidance on Site Field Work Decision Due to Impact of COVID-19

Memo April 10 – Interim Guidance on Site Field Work Decision Due to Impact of COVID-19

Office of Land and Emergency Management Consideration and Posture for COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 General Guidance Documents

List N Disinfectants for Covid-19

CDC and EPA guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces

News Release – EPA Grant Funding for Env. Justice Communities:

 

USDA

USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

USDA COVID-19 Landing Page

 

Miscellaneous

Guidance Document from ADEM

Mold & Mildew Solution Blog

The Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) primary resource

Departmental national dialogue on the implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) The ideas and comments gathered from this dialogue will inform compliance assistance guidance, resources, and tools, as well as outreach approaches, that assist employers and employees in understanding their responsibilities and rights under the FFCRA. The dialogue will remain open until the close of business on April 10.

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) primary resource

Getting Your Workplace Ready for COVID-19 (WHO)