September 11, 2020
You (hopefully) have survived the crazy shortages, waiting outside of stores, found a comfortable mask and learned that hand sanitizer is not just for toddlers! You’ve hunkered down, homeschooled your children and tried to find a balance between keeping your business afloat and keeping your employees working and earning a paycheck. Perhaps you are reconsidering your office space to be non-essential?
The following are excerpts from OSHA’s Guidance on Returning to Work www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA4045.pdf
Reopening should align with the lifting of stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders and other specific requirements of the Federal Government and state, local, tribal, and/or territorial (SLTT) governments across the United States, as well as with public health recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal requirements or guidelines.
This guidance is not a standard or regulation, and it creates no new legal obligations. It contains recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards.
Sample Hazard Form: www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3071.html#App3
Under OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements, COVID-19 is a recordable illness, and thus employers are responsible for recording cases of COVID-19, if:
We hope that you, your loved ones and your employees have remained safe during these times. Until your doors are open remember to keep in constant contact with those working remotely by adding some fun in the mix. At Normandy Insurance we have weekly Zoom happy hours, virtual bingo games and even paint with cocktail sessions for our employees and clients.
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