Conducting an exposure assessment of all workplaces and classifying each job task according to the exposure hazards.
Informing employees of the methods of contracting COVID-19, and encouraging employees to self-monitor for, signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
Developing and implementing policies and procedures for employees to report when they are experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19 when no alternative diagnosis has been made.
Prohibiting employees or other persons known or suspected to be infected with the virus from reporting to or remaining at the work site until cleared to return to work.
To the extent feasible and permitted by law, ensuring that sick leave policies are flexible and consistent with public health guidance and that employees are aware of these policies.
Discussing with subcontractors and companies providing contract or temporary employees about the importance of employees staying home if they are suspected or known to have COVID-19.
To the extent permitted by law, establishing a system to receive notice of any positive SARS-CoV-2 tests by employees, subcontractors, contract employees, and temporary employees who were present at the place of employment within the 14 days preceding the positive test and provide certain notifications to their own employees, the employees of others, the building/facility owner, the Virginia Department of Health, and the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, depending on specific circumstances articulated in the ETS.
Ensuring employees have access to their own virus and disease-related exposure and medical records.
Developing and implementing policies and procedures for employees to return to work.
Ensuring employees observe physical distancing on the job and during paid breaks.
Closing or controlling access to common areas.
Ensuring compliance with respiratory protection when multiple employees are occupying a vehicle for work purposes.
Ensuring compliance with respiratory protection when the nature of an employee’s work or work area does not allow physical distancing.
Complying with specific sanitation and disinfection requirements articulated in the ETS.
Training on Infection Control, Pandemics, and Responses
Policy that is specific to your practice and your needs
Identification of risk levels
Identification of control measures
Infectious disease exposure and return to work protocol
Posters and forms