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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is following the data about coronavirus, or COVID-19. NSC urges employers – particularly those in the healthcare sector, those with employees who travel internationally and those in the international travel industry – to assess their risk of exposure and ensure procedures are in place to effectively control transmission. Workplace illness prevention training is imperative for all employees, and employers should provide it.
In relation to COVID-19, NSC echoes recommendations from OSHA and CDC, which include:
The safety of workers is employers’ most vital task. For more information on preventing COVID-19, go to cdc.gov, OSHA.gov and who.int.
About the National Safety Council The National Safety Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact.
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