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Workplace Safety and Health News Alert

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Workplace Safety

March 26, 2020

By: Michael T. Cimino

Jackson Kelly remains committed to helping employers navigate this ever-evolving outbreak. This includes guidance for your business operations, as well as looking out for the well-being of your employees.

These posts provide valuable information to help your business work through the pandemic.

COVID-19 and Workplaces

While our earlier post concerned what employers can do to promote a healthy and sanitary workplace to help fight the spread of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”), this post will discuss what an employer can do when one of its workers shows up to work displaying symptoms of COVID-19. With its high infectivity rate, this is becoming a more and more likely outcome for employers nationwide. Read more here.



OSHA worked together with the Center for Disease Control to issue guidance on preparing workplaces for this outbreak. For most workplaces, protecting workers will come down to basic prevention measures. Read them here.


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