Is there a COVID 19 crisis management committee or task force?
PROCEDURES AND SEQUENCES
Have internal communications to employees been published for all relevant COVID 19 updates?
Begin identifying relevant sources for public health guidance on the pandemic and keep informed of officially recommended and required actions in the relevant jurisdictions.
These sources include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and country-specific public health guidelines.
Are all employees informed about the guidelines for temporary home offices?
Employers should consider changes to reduce possible overstaffing, such as making home office easier. Such measures can help to protect employees from infection and protect organisations from liability claims.
Do you have reliable tools for real-time communication with public health workers?
Have you been adequately trained by your superiors about the effects of COVID-19?
Have all employees been given accurate information on ways to prevent the spread of infection?
Do all employees know about the symptoms of COVID-19?
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms to watch out for are:
1st (dry) cough
2. a high body temperature
3. shortness of breath
CLEANLINESS AND HYGIENE
Have all cleaning measures been checked to ensure that high-risk contact areas and points of contact are regularly disinfected?
Make sure that public areas such as counters, door handles and elevator buttons are regularly disinfected!
Have all employees been made aware of the hand washing protocols at your workplace?
Make sure that these 5 steps are followed:
1. moisten your hands with clean, running water (hot or cold), turn off the tap and apply the soap
2. lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Foam the back of your hands, between your fingers and under your nails.
3. Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Hum the "Happy Birthday" song twice from beginning to end.
4. Rinse your hands well under clean running water.
5. dry your hands with a clean towel or let them air dry.
Do all employees have easy access to hand disinfectant?
Does the hand disinfectant contain at least 60 percent alcohol?
It is essential that all employees have very easy access to the hand disinfectant!
Have you checked the guidelines for international and domestic business travel?
Have scheduled conferences or meetings been postponed or cancelled?
Please note that this checklist template is a hypothetical appuses-hero example and provides only standard information. The template does not aim to replace, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment, or any other applicable law. You should seek your professional advice to determine whether the use of such a checklist is appropriate in your workplace or jurisdiction.
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