Trends Report

Protect The Health Of Essential Employees Today; Prepare For A Return-To-Work Shift Tomorrow

April 8th, 2020

Summary

As the world shelters in place, essential businesses must do more to eliminate workplace transmission of COVID-19. Supply chain managers won’t be able to source protective equipment for all essential workers; instead of letting employees go unprotected, get creative by working with local craft stores to source overstock fabric, and task nonessential homeworkers with assembling masks for those working onsite. Employers are turning to fever-screening technologies to improve employee screening and separation processes. Onsite clinics offer peace of mind to employees — as well as a dedicated team to coordinate workplace COVID-19 response planning. Establish a return-to-work strategy that borrows lessons learned by essential businesses.

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