The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for all of us, but as states start to re-open, business owners are faced with a unique set of challenges. Employers must take appropriate precautions to re-open their business while creating a safe, protected work area for employees, customers and patrons. This includes assessing exposure risk, potential exposure sources and transmission routes, and appropriate controls.
COVID-19has changed the way we all do business. Companies, management and employees are faced with many challenges in their efforts to safely get back to business. Below are some resources that should be helpful as businesses prepare to re-open.
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Includes information for the following sectors:
- Emergency response
- Postmortem care
- Meat and poultry processing
- Airline operations
- Retail operations
- Border protection and transportation security
- Correctional facility operations
- Solid waste and wastewater management
- Environmental (i.e., janitorial) services
- In-home repair services
- Business travel
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
U.S. Small Business Administration
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
In addition to the resources listed above, please consider your professional or trade associations and other specific industry resources.