Are your employees at risk?

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Public entity employees may encounter unique occupational exposures and risks during a pandemic. To better understand how you can protect your workforce, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published guidance to help employers identify unique risks associated with employee exposure to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

Official guidance indicates that most employees will likely fall in the lower exposure risk (caution) or medium exposure risk levels. To help employers gauge defined risk classifications, OSHA has divided job tasks into four risk exposure levels: very high, high, medium, and lower risks. Read on for details on these classifications.

Public entity leaders searching for important guidance on how to manage workplace risks during the COVID-19 pandemic can refer to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements.