Protecting workers has always been a priority but since the outbreak of COVID-19 and more measures have been put in place to protect the workplace and the workers. OSHA recommends that employers implement new infection control practices to help prevent workers from infection. Frequent handwashing or using alcohol-based hand rubs that contain at least 60 percent alcohol are both examples of hygiene practices that can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Encourage your workers to stay home if they are sick, even if they are not showing any signs of COVID-19 is also advised. Workers should also be discouraged from sharing any equipment or personal effects whenever possible, this helps combat the spread of germs. The OSHA advises that workplaces implement the use of chemical cleaners that have been approved by the EPA; these products are expected to be effective against SARS-CoV-2 based on data for harder to kill viruses. Protecting your employees from COIVD-19 is of utmost importance for everyone across the globe. With proper safety measures implemented easily, we are now tasked with protecting employees and customers from a deadly virus.
“How to Implement Infection Prevention Measures in the Workplace.” Https://www.willistonherald.com, 8 June 2020,