Over 213 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances are affected by a coronavirus. Since 31 December and still going, 10 446 353 cases of COVID-19 (in accordance with the applied case definitions and testing strategies in the affected countries) have been reported, including 511 037 deaths and it is continuing.

COVID 19 employee’s safety course

The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) helps in acquiring information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it protects workers involved in emergency response and cleanup activities performed in the country. It contains health and safety resources for workers who may be at risk of exposure to COVID-19. The mental health and well-being will be affected by COVID-19 pandemic beyond the immediacy of the initial crisis. The online safety course is designed to help workers prepare for and respond to exposure and illness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will help the employees to know the prevention and control measures they should utilize, as well as understand the rights they have under various laws and regulations!

COVID 19 workplace risk assessment

It is essential for the companies to assess the workplace which will definitely be helpful for employers, but workers and the self-employed may also find it useful. It is formulated to help you make your work and workplace safe (be COVID-secure). It'll help the companies to manage the risk associated with re-starting or running your business in an efficient way during the outbreak. The company should start by updating the risk assessment to manage the risk of coronavirus at the workplace. This will help them to understand what they should do to work safely and protect people. Follow the guide for an overview of practical measures we can adopt. It includes help with how to maintain social distancing in your workplace, staggering shifts, cleaning and how to deal with the pandemic. Assess what work activity or situations might cause transmission of the virus. Assess about who could be at risk. It is important to decide how likely it is that someone could be exposed. Think about removing the activity or situation, or if this isn’t possible, control the risk.

This is really a global issue that’s not going to go away in a week or two. It is crucial for each and every citizen to take possible measures to control and prevent ourselves from this pandemic. We should be prepared for the equivalent of a pandemic season evolving bad viruses, or maybe the worst-ever flu season in modern times.