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OLIVER WYMAN COVID-19 Primer/Almanac

The novel coronavirus has infected hundreds of thousands of people globally and is taking
a severe toll on individuals, families, and economies as productivity drops and stock markets reflect increased global uncertainty
This document provides a sample of available baseline facts and guidance for business leaders as to critical questions to address in the immediate and near-term to ensure the continuity of their business and the safety, health, and well being of their workforce and customers


Compton College – Pandemic Outbreak Emergency Operations Plan

Compton College’s Pandemic Outbreak Plan is a companion document to the Compton
College Emergency Operations Plan. The plan serves as the overarching guidance in
developing response plans and subsequent activities, leading to pandemic preparedness. Area
Vice Presidents will develop their own internal response plans to address specific issues within
their area related to the threat of excessive absenteeism or campus closures.
The Compton College community has an obligation to be responsive as with any community,
but even more so given the social nature of a college campus. Further planning, collaboration,
and training will prove to be essential in reducing the impact of a pandemic outbreak and while
maintaining the critical operations of Compton College.

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Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation Re-Entry Guidelines

Covid-19 has disrupted most aspects of our lives, especially providing immersive learning experiences. Simulation-based education relies on interaction with medical tools and communication with patients and clinicians. This experience is especially significant when we provide training on skills where tactile sensation and human factors related to grip, positioning, and muscle memory are needed for effective skill transfer. Distance learning and online video courses are not adequate surrogated for many of these activities.
Our goal is to keep on-site projects to a minimum for safety and to reflect Rush University and Rush University Medical Center policies and procedures related to Covid-19. The unique safety concerns for the simulation center team and our stakeholders are addressed here. These guidelines will be updated as new information becomes available, and emphasize employee and stakeholder safety. Environmental modifications, employee guidelines to support safety, and communication strategies to ensure awareness and compliance are included with these guidelines, which will require a collaborative approach from all stakeholders.

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WHO – Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19

In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease in Hubei Province, China to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated there is a high risk of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading to other countries around the world. WHO and public health authorities around the world are taking action to contain the COVID-19 outbreak.
However, long term success cannot be taken for granted. All sections of our society – including businesses and employers – must play a role if we are to stop the spread of this disease.

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 │ Pandemic Preparedness for Business

In addition to the work of the health care industry when a pandemic hits, businesses play a critical role in protecting the health and safety of employees, and limiting the negative impact on the economy and communities. They also need to have business continuity plans that will minimize the impact on the business itself and facilitate a speedy resumption of activities if the business has been forced to scale back or close during the pandemic. Preparedness, not panic, is the best way to mitigate the risks posed by a COVID-19 pandemic to the Canadian economy and our citizens.


Retail Industry Best Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As more states issue “stay-at-home” orders to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, a majority of retailers have shuttered all of their stores – for the first time ever. With the retail industry facing unprecedented pressure to keep up with the daily changing landscape, the following best practices address the primary issues retailers are grappling with daily.    


Workplace Safety & Prevention Services Guidance on Health and Safety for Retail Sector during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we all need to do our part to keep workers, customers and the public safe and healthy so we can stop the spread and prepare to reopen the province, when we are ready.
Below is a set of resources, tips and best practices to help employers and employees prevent the spread of COVID-19 and work together to reopen the province.
Employers and workers in Ontario have certain duties and rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and its regulations. Employers should also review and follow any applicable directives and guidance coming from the Chief Medical Officer
of Health and Ministry of Health.


OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for Retail Workers

OSHA is committed to protecting the health and safety of America’s workers and workplaces during these unprecedented times. The agency will be issuing a series of industry-specific alerts designed to help employers keep workers safe.
If you are an employer in the retail industry (e.g., pharmacies, supermarkets, and big box stores), the following tips can help reduce your employees’ risk of exposure to the coronavirus.