COVID-19: Hierarchy of Control Measures in the Workplace - Preventive Measures in the Workplace

Public health recommendations for occupational health are based on the principle of a hierarchy of preventive and protective occupational health measures according to their effectiveness in the specific context of COVID-19. The measures presented in this information sheet are in addition to other measures recommended for workplaces and workers, which in combination increase worker protection, such as:

  • Exclusion of confirmed cases, case contacts and symptomatic workers.
  • Hand hygiene, respiratory etiquette and voluntary wearing of face covering.
  • Cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and objects regularly.
  • Proper ventilation of work areas (premises and vehicles).
  • Communication, information and training, etc.
COVID-19: Hierarchy of Control Measures in the Workplace - Preventive Measures in the Workplace

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