Workplace Safety & Health Resources

This space is dedicated to safety and health resources surrounding COVID-19: downloads, fact sheets, presentations, and more.
Check back often; this page will be updated with NSC and partner materials as they become available.

 

COVID-19 Update for Area Businesses
Safe Actions for Employee Returns (SAFER)

SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns is a multifaceted, comprehensive effort aimed at helping employers prioritize safety as they return employees to traditional work environments and schedules in a post-quarantine world.

At the center of SAFER is a task force – comprised of large and small Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits, legal experts, public health professionals, medical professionals and government agency representatives – that makes recommendations based on best practices and proven workplace safety strategies. The task force delivers resources, such as guidebooks and checklists, to equip employers with the tools they need to protect workers during this time of uncertainty.

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Workplace Assessment for COVID-19

The following is a workplace assessment guide that can be used to help non-healthcare sector employers / workplaces develop policies and procedures to prepare and respond to COVID-19. This guide is primarily based off guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control  (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration  (OSHA). 

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COVID-19 Business Plan Template OSHA's Guidance on Preparing Workplace for COVID-19 Safe Resumption of Operations - Returning to Work: Part 1
Safe Resumption of Operations - Returning to Work Series: Part 2

The Return to Work Webinar will discuss the challenges employers will face when the day comes to resume their businesses, partially or fully, as the pandemic eases and social distancing requirements wane.  Practical courses of action to re-integrate employees back into the workforce and workplace will be a focal point, based upon the most current and local governmental health recommendations.

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OSHA Recordkeeping for In-Home Injuries - Is it a Recordable? Respiratory Protection: Cloth vs. Surgical vs. N95 Masks CDC's Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Get Your Workplace Ready for Pandemic Flu (CDC)
Stop Germs! Wash Your Hands Fact Sheet

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things we can do to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy. Download the CDC's hand washing fact sheet below and hang it in your bathrooms, break rooms, etc.

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Nebraska HHS Coronavirus Disease 2019