COVID-19 Prevention for Employees: Prepare and Respond

COVID-19 Prevention for Employees: Prepare and Respond

Your employees play a key role in keeping operations running and preventing exposure of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Use this training to provide your employees with an overview of methods used to prevent and control the spread of the virus. View course details
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the way we work. No matter the industry or type of job, most workers have at least some exposure from coworkers, customers, or the general public. The virus poses serious hazards—employers have a responsibility to protect workers by assessing risk and implementing safeguards. Workers have a responsibility to follow safety rules, and report symptoms and exposures.

COVID-19 Prevention for Employees: Prepare and Respond is designed to provide workers with an overview of methods to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19. Additionally, the course will inform workers about on-the-job risks and steps they can take to help prevent the spread of the virus and keep themselves and coworkers safe.

After completing this course, learnrs will be able to

  • Distinguish between the four job classifications of risk defined by OSHA and the CDC.
  • Identify common ways COVID-19 is transmitted in the workplace.
  • Describe work control methods used to help prevent the exposure to the COVID-19 virus in the workplace.
  • Explain how to respond if exposed to COVID-19 or experiencing symptoms.

The J. J. Keller COVID-19 Prevention for Employees: Prepare and Respond online course covers the following topics:

Know Your Risk

  • Job Classification
  • Methods of Transmission

Prevention Methods

  • General Guidelines
  • Special Considerations

What To Do If Exposed

  • Report Exposure
  • Quarantine
  • Respond to Exposure Reports
  • Guidance for Essential Workers

Regulations Covered:

  • General Duty Clause of the OSH Act
  • Virginia and Oregon COVID-19 standards

Intended Audience: Workers in any industry who have on-the-job exposure to COVID-19.

Copyright Date: 2020 (updated 2021)

Course Length: 20 minutes


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Johnetta Scales  |  Training and Development Manager, Gresham, Smith and Partners  |  Nashville, TN

Also Available: CORONAVIRUS AND YOUR WORKPLACE Free Whitepaper

Coronavirus and your Workplace


The outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presents new challenges in the workplace. Businesses can get ready to respond to the crisis by creating a multi-faceted plan and by being able to adapt to an ever-changing situation in a way that supports the entire organization.

Written by J. J. Keller Editor Terri Dougherty, the free whitepaper Coronavirus and Your Workplace covers areas your business needs to consider to be prepared for the coronavirus crisis:

  • Responding to the outbreak
  • Communicating with your workforce
  • Consideration of employee rights
  • OSHA compliance responsibilities
  • Support for business operations
  • A flexible and timely response

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