Almost a year after the pandemic started, businesses continue to face challenges that won't go away even after the threat of COVID-19 does. Pandemic illness presents an on-going threat to your company and understanding how to maintain normal business operations while ensuring worker protection from the spread of illness is critical. Join us as we take a look at some of OSHA's recommendations and how to develop an effective response plan.
Some key points to be covered:
- Specific OSHA Standards related to COVID-19
- Employee concerns about exposure risk
- Measures for risk reduction in a manufacturing setting (This section provides clarification on masks vs respirators and disinfection vs sanitation.)
- Guidance on developing an effective Response Plan
For any questions about the webinar topic, please contact: April Schmidt, GENEDGE Practice Manager for Organizational Development, firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 617-2366.
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Holli Singleton is the assistant director of environmental, safety & health services at NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). In this capacity, she manages the services provided by the IES team of EHS experts. Holli has a strong EHS background. Prior to joining IES in 2008, Holli spent 14 years in the private sector managing the corporate safety program for a large healthcare system. Her responsibilities included ensuring compliance with a variety of regulatory entities including OSHA, EPA, DOT, NFPA and others. Additionally, her professional experience includes the investigation of work-related accidents and injuries, emergency management, incident command and the development and implementation of processes designed to reduce or mitigate identified safety risks. She also has experience as a Six Sigma Green Belt with active involvement in healthcare quality improvement projects. Holli has a B.S. in health education from UNC-Greensboro and has earned her MESH (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health) certificate through NC State University.