Every employer needs to take 10 actions to reopen safely, the National Safety Council says in a report released today. The recommendations are based on best practices established by the Safe Actions for Employee Returns (SAFER) Task Force, created by the Council in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Information and statistics on the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, are changing rapidly creating worry, chaos and misinformation to be spread along with the illness.
COVID-19 has imposed a ‘new normal’ for manufacturers around the world that will likely become a ‘permanent normal’ for how we think and act to contain this crisis – and future pandemics. Besides figuring out better supply chain solutions, those who re-open their operations must expand upon existing safety protocols, rapidly deploying plans to protect their people and facilities – all while remaining in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines.
Here’s what small businesses and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommend when you’re planning to reopen your business as safely as possible.
As the country continues to follow social distancing guidelines to help curb the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing feelings of stress, fear and nervousness. These feelings are normal, and people typically bounce back after difficult times. For now, these measures are critical to help slow the spread of disease to avoid overwhelming the health care system so ill patients can be cared for over time
Maintaining a routine, helping others and taking time to focus on self-care are among the tips one Ball State University professor is sharing to help people stay “sane and safe” while practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.