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COVID-19 is having a major impact around the world and in our communities. All of us are required to maintain safety recommendations at home and at work. Developing and implementing a compliant COVID-19 response plan should be a top priority for all businesses, regardless of their industry.
A response plan is a comprehensive corporate policy document that governs how organizations determine their employee risk level, mitigate potential exposure concerns, ensure workplace cleanliness and remain compliant with all federal and state guidelines.
For most businesses, a response plan can be developed through the following process:
A comprehensive response plan should provide actionable guidance for all personnel on at least the following items:
Axios HR has distilled Federal and State guidelines into a clear, comprehensive response plan template that can be customized for businesses across all industries. Partner with Axios HR today to quickly develop a compliant COVID-19 response plan for your organization.
The OSHA has published new guidelines to help employers determine employee risk categories by defining their potential exposure levels. Based on the level of exposure, OSHA guidelines stipulate specific workplace safety measures for reducing potential contamination. Applicable safety measures range from basic cleaning and hygiene to strict engineering and administrative controls, PPE requirements and social distancing practices.
The table below describes each of the 4 risk categories as outlined by OSHA:
Contact Axios HR today for a 1-on-1 consultation regarding your organization’s risk level and how to develop an appropriate response plan.
May 7, 2020