This course is designed to help supervisors, managers, and employers establish a workplace hygiene and illness program. This course covers the content in course 138 Workplace Hygiene and Illness Prevention, but also includes information on establishing an effective workplace hygiene and illness program to help protect your employees from a variety of communicable diseases, including COVID-19. Establishing a workplace hygiene and illness program can significantly reduce your absenteeism while keeping your employees safe.

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Modules: 5
Hours: 2
Sectors: All Industries


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  • Key Topics

    • Hand Hygiene
    • Hand Sanitizer Uses
    • Housekeeping
    • Cleaning and Disinfecting
    • Contagious Diseases
    • Communicable versus Non-Communicable Disease
    • Indirect Transmission
    • Disease Symptoms
    • When to See a Doctor
    • Treatment
    • Disease Prevention
    • Vaccines
    • What to do When Feeling Sick
    • Healthy Workplace Practices
    • Program Management
    • Employer General Duty Obligation
    • Management Commitment
    • Program Goals
    • Allocating Resources
    • Hygiene Policies
    • Employee Travel
    • Illness Prevention
    • Sick Employees and Guests
    • Infectious Disease Outbreak Response Plan
    • Vaccination Programs
    • Program Implementation
    • Education and Training
    • Program Administration, Evaluation, and Improvement
    • Monitor Program Performance and Progress
    • Verify Program Implementation and Operation
    • Correcting Program Shortcomings
  • Target Audience

    • Supervisor
    • Manager
    • Employer