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5 Tips From OSHA for Protecting Your Workers During the Holidays

Dec 11, 2020

With year-end holidays upon us, OSHA is reminding employersBakery worker wearing a mask to take some simple steps to keep workers stay safe and healthy, especially given the unrelenting COVID-19 pandemic.

The agency’s new video highlights five steps your organization can take this holiday season to keep your workers and the public safe.

  1. Train workers on safe practices
  2. Maintain physical distancing between workers and customers
  3. Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick
  4. Clean and disinfect work surfaces and equipment
  5. Encourage workers to report any safety and health concerns

Taking each step can help protect workers and help them avoid hazards. Visit OSHA’s COVID-19 webpage to find more resources for addressing the virus in the workplace.

Related Links
A COVID-19 Update With ASSP President Deb Roy
OSHA Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Related Inspections
Three Keys to Addressing COVID-19 in the Workplace
CDC Issues Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Workplaces
COVID-19: Return-to-Work Strategies

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