Keeping Everyone Safe At Your Small Business

Quick Safety Tips Videos

OSHA released its third quick safety tips video on using the right tools to clean workplaces during the COVID-19 pandemic. All three videos are available in English and Spanish. Or you can watch them below.

Keeping the workplace safe
Encourage your employees to…

Practice good hygiene

  • Stop handshaking – use other non-contact methods of greeting
  • Clean hands at the door and schedule regular hand washing reminders by email
  • Create habits and reminders to avoid touching their faces and cover coughs and sneezes
  • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, desks, and handrails regularly
  • Increase ventilation by opening windows or adjusting the air conditioning

Be careful with meetings and travel

  • Use video conferencing for meetings when possible
  • When not possible, hold meetings in open, well-ventilated spaces
  • Consider adjusting or postponing large meetings or gatherings
  • Assess the risks of business travel

Handle food carefully

  • Limit food sharing
  • Strengthen health screening for cafeteria staff and their close contacts
  • Ensure cafeteria staff and their close contacts practice strict hygiene

Stay home if…

  • They are feeling sick
  • They have a sick family member in their home