Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response Planning can Reduce Workers’ Risk of Exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19
Prevention focuses on preventing human hazards.
Preparedness is a continuous cycle of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluating, and taking corrective action.
Response is comprised of the coordination and management of resources
Recovery consists of those activities that continue beyond the emergency period to restore critical community functions and begin to manage stabilization efforts.
Mitigation is the effort to reduce loss of life and property by lessening the impact of disasters and emergencies.
What we do:
Reduce Workers’ Risk of Exposure
All employers should implement good hygiene and infection control practices.
The best way to control a hazard is to systematically remove it from the workplace, rather than relying on workers to reduce their exposure.
Prompt identification and isolation of potentially infectious individuals is a critical step in protecting workers, customers, visitors, and others at a worksite.
Implement Basic Infection Prevention Measures
We will help you develop policies and procedures for employees to report when they are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
Develop Policies and Procedures
Employers who have not prepared for pandemic events should prepare themselves and their workers as far in advance as possible of potentially infectious virus outbreaks.
Engineering controls reduce exposure to hazards without relying on worker behavior and can be the most cost-effective solution to implement.