OSHA’s New COVID-19 Guidance: Latest Compliance Requirements
OSHA has been ordered by the new administration to develop updated COVID-19 guidance in the workplace, which may very well transition into Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS). This guidance will help employers implement coronavirus protection programs and identify risks that could lead to employee exposure in the workplace.
The new guidance is expected to be in place by March 15th, and will include several essential elements that employers should include in their COVID-19 prevention programs. With the whirlwind of changes, safety professionals and employers are left unclear on what will be required.
Join us to get the latest information you need to stay compliant and protect your workforce. We’ll cover:
- Temporary and interim requirements issued by federal and state regulatory agencies including OSHA and the CDC
- Newest guidance on measures to limit the spread of coronavirus in the workplace
- Keys to creating an effective and compliant COVID-19 prevention program
- Developing a communication plan for employees returning to work or working remotely
- Risk assessment best practices for business ramp-up
New COVID-19 Guidance for Employers
- New revised temporary and interim OSHA and CDC workplace guidance
- Crucial elements of the new OSHA workplace guidance on coronavirus
- Key responsibilities of the COVID-19 Program Coordinator
- Protections from retaliation for employees who raise coronavirus health concerns
Developing a Compliant COVID-19 Protection & Prevention Program
- Identifying risk assessment techniques specific to COVID-19
- Components of a risk assessment COVID-19 checklist
- Critical components of a COVID-19 Return to Work policy
- Training requirements and options in a COVID-19 work environment
- Methods for communicating with employees, contractors and stakeholders
- Key considerations for “Work at Home” employees
- Outlining a COVID-19 business recovery plan
We’ll answer top questions employers are asking including:
- How does the updated OSHA guidance impact our current COVID-19 policies?
- How do I convince senior management that specific changes to the current business plan dealing with COVID-19 are necessary?
- How do I keep employees up-to-date on the new requirements and changes?
- What is the best strategy for communicating and monitoring the new guidance for employees working from home?
About the Speaker
Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC and has more than 35 years of experience in occupational safety & health management, program auditing & consulting.
- His experience includes EHS Director for a global defense contractor, an audit program director for multi-national manufacturing company and audit team leader for a leading global pharmaceutical company.
- He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30-hour General Industry instructor, and a professional member of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). He was the NJASSP chapter Safety Professional of the Year in 2019.
- Jack is an accomplished speaker and author and has been published in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager", "Facility Safety Management," and various American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) professional journals on numerous safety topics. He is a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and international venues.
- He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Boston University. He is also a retired US Army LTC, Senior Army Aviator and Aviation Safety Officer.
In this informative, 60-minute program you’ll learn the latest information available on COVID-19 guidance from OSHA and key regulatory agencies. Learn what elements to include in your COVID-19 protection program, and key steps to getting your organization and employees back on track and back to work.
If you'd like this program customized for your organization, call us at 1-800-964-6033. We're certain we can fulfill your training needs, while making it fit in your budget!