1.5 CEU’s Free for ASSP Members (Online, Self-Paced Course)

Pandemic Challenges: How to Return to Work Safely

Occupational safety and health professionals (OSH) play a key role in bringing employees and contractors back into the workplace following a pandemic like COVID-19. Gain information and review examples of practices OSH professionals can use to help their organization resume operations and safely return people to a traditional work environment. Use practical examples of how to conduct a hazard assessment to create a plan your workplace can use to effectively identify and mitigate hazards.

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What You Will Learn

  • Review how to effectively conduct a risk assessment
  • Create a written return-to-work plan
  • Assess facilities and physical assets
  • Identify entry requirements
  • Prepare your team to return
  • Examine importance of social distancing and proper hygiene
  • Review cleaning, deep cleaning and related considerations

Tim Fisher, CSP, CHMM, CPEA, ARM, STS, CAE

Tim Fisher is director of standards and technical services for ASSP. A member of the Society’s staff since 1995, Fisher oversees ASSP’s standards-development activities. During his ASSP career, Tim also served as manager of governmental affairs and relations. Prior to joining ASSP, Tim was facilities and operations manager with Allstate Insurance Co., and also served in the U.S. Air Force. A professional member of ASSP, Fisher holds an M.S. in Industrial Management, Safety and Industrial Hygiene, from Northern Illinois University, an M.A. in Public Administration from University of Illinois-Chicago and a B.A. in Management from the University of Maryland, University College.