Prevention of Airborne Viruses by Business Category
Offices and Small Businesses
Creating an effective employee protection plan for the prevention of COVID-19
Creating an employee protection plan? Consider the "four D's": Duration, Density, Dilution, and Distance. This will help you and your employees identify their risk level and define what steps your organization needs to take to keep them protected.
Essential Steps to Keep Yourself and Fellow Employees Safe at Work
Traditional office settings post unique challenges when reducing the risk of COVID-19 due to the larger numbers of people closer together in cubicles, open floor plans with shared desks, or conference rooms and the extended amount of time spent indoors with coworkers.
How to assess risk of infection or spreading of COVID-19 for Small Businesses
Our number one tool in keeping ourselves and others healthy and safe from infection or spreading COVID-19 (or other infectious diseases) is through the implementation of the Four D's: Duration, Density, Dilution, and Distance. Take this short quiz to see what your small business’s potential risk is, and what you can do in your workplace to address it.
7 ways to enhance air dilution to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Small Businesses
DILUTION, in the form of ventilation, helps clean indoor air and is an essential part of reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne infectious diseases in your small business. It is, essentially, the process of adding or removing air from a building. Just as handwashing and cleaning surfaces help reduce the spread of diseases, ventilation cleans the air to do the same.
What your small business can do to protect you from COVID-19
Protecting your staff, patients, and community from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases can be surprisingly simple and cost-effective. How can you make use of these options to make your small business safer?
Service and Retail Settings - EMPLOYERS
Overcoming the Challenges of COVID-19 in the Service and Retail Industry
Your business or organization faces unique challenges in reducing the risk of COVID-19. Fortunately, there are essential yet simple protective steps you can take to help keep your employees and others safe, despite the uncertainty of customers’ vaccination status or infection.
Ways Customers Can Reduce COVID-19 Spread in Service and Retail Establishments
As a customer engaging with the service or retail industry you can take some essential steps to help safeguard yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19.
Service and Retail Settings - EMPLOYEES
Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges in the Service and Retail Setting
As a service or retail worker, you face unique challenges in reducing your risk of COVID-19. Fortunately, there are some essential yet simple protective steps you can take to help keep yourself and others safe, despite the uncertainty of customers' vaccination status or infection.
Facing the Unique Challenges of COVID-19 in a Warehouse Setting
In a warehouse or manufacturing setting, your organization faces unique challenges in reducing the risk of COVID-19 due to having large rooms with high ceilings and how long your workers are indoors.
Overcoming COVID-19 Challenges in Warehouse and Manufacturing Settings
Most warehouse and manufacturing settings pose unique challenges when reducing the risk for COVID-19 due to the large size of interior spaces. During the workday, these large interior spaces create challenges for a ventilation system to filter dilute and mix the indoor air.
Ways customers engaging with a warehouse environment can reduce the spread of COVID-19
As a customer engaging with a warehouse or manufacturing environment, there are several protective steps that can be taken to safeguard yourself and others from the spread of COVID-19.
Use of N-95 Respirators
How and when to use N-95 respirators
N-95 respirators are for use in high-risk situations and by healthcare personnel for protection against airborne pathogens. N-95 respirators reduce the risk of exposure to airborne aerosol viruses like COVID-19. When fitted properly, they work even better than masks to keep such infectious particles out. There are three factors you should consider to effectively use an N-95 respirator.
How do I stay safe putting on/taking off an N-95 respirator?
N-95 respirators are for use in high-risk situations and by healthcare personnel for protection against airborne pathogens. Follow these six steps when putting on your N-95 respirator, and these seven steps to remove it properly. These steps help ensure maximum protection for you and reduce your risk of infection.
Use of Masks for the General Public
Proper care and use of masks to maximize personal health and safety
How we put on our masks and care for them after taking them off is critical to keeping ourselves and others healthy and safe. Here are three steps to properly put on your mask and five steps to properly remove it.
Using masks to reduce personal risk against airborne pathogens like COVID-19
Viruses like COVID-19 and measles transmit as airborne particles and pose a significant risk to personal health. One way to reduce the risk of infection to ourselves and to those around us is through the proper usage of masks. Masking doesn't remove all risk but does significantly reduce it for you and others when properly worn and cared for.
Exclusively for Long-Term Care Facilities
What your long-term care facility can do to protect you from COVID-19
Protecting your staff, patients, and community from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases can be surprisingly simple and cost-effective. How can you make use of these options to make your long-term facility safer?