OSHA Compliance for Covid-19

We will be updating this page often to provide relevant information on OSHA guidelines and employee safety around the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Issues New Poster

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new poster listing steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.

The poster highlights 10 infection prevention measures every employer can implement to protect workers’ safety and health during the coronavirus pandemic. Safety measures include encouraging sick workers to stay home; establishing flexible worksites and staggered work shifts; discouraging workers from using other workers’ phones, desks and other work equipment; and using Environmental Protection Agency-approved cleaning chemicals with label claims against the coronavirus. Click here to access the new poster.

Personal Protective Equipment Conservation Guidelines 

Published by the Tennessee Department of Health, this document offers conservation guidance for N-95 respirators, gowns, and surgical masks. The information was adapted from publications by the CDC as well as the FDA. Read the PDF…

CDC – Recommended Guidance for Extended Use and Limited Reuse of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in Healthcare Settings

This CDC document covers practices and parameters for extended and limited reuse of NIOSH-certified N95 respirators as well as the associated risks. Read the CDC document…

Donning and Doffing Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers

This video demonstrates the donning and doffing of PPE according to the CDC recommendations. It was produced during the Ebola outbreak, however, the procedure is appropriate for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

Get assistance with important decisions to protect the future of your business. DoctorsManagement’s in-house team of experts have developed a COVID-19 disaster response and recover plan to help medical practices weather this pandemic storm.

Learn more about our COVID-19 Business Response and Recovery Services for Medical Practices…