Daily COVID-19 Employer Updates:
Cal/OSHA Coronavirus Guidance
- Actively encouraging sick employees to stay home.
- Sending employees with acute respiratory illness symptoms home immediately.
- Providing information and training to employees on:
- Cough and sneeze etiquette
- Hand hygiene
- Avoiding close contact with sick persons
- Avoiding touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
- Avoiding sharing personal items with co-workers (i.e. dishes, cups, utensils, towels)
- Providing tissues, no-touch disposal trash cans and hand sanitizer for use by employees
- Performing routine environmental cleaning of shared workplace equipment and furniture (disinfection beyond routine cleaning is not recommended)
- Advising employees to check the CDC's Traveler's Health Notices prior to travel.
- Allowing flexible worksites, telecommuting, and flexible work hours to increase physical distance among employees.
- Minimizing exposure between employees and between employees and the public.
- Postponing or canceling large work-related meetings or events.
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Dennis R. Murphy
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