COVID Safety

COVID-19 Safety

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May 7: ASA Safety Committee Webinar: COVID-19 and Safety Opening up Our Workplaces

In case you missed it, the ASA Safety Committee conducted a webinar: COVID-19 and Safety Opening up Our Workplaces. Listen to the webinar here.


April 29: ASA Safety Webinar Series - COVID-19 and Safety in the Workplace: Getting Back to Work 

When: Tuesday May 5, 2020

Time: 2 p.m. Eastern (1 p.m. Central) 

We all have heard the term “flattening the curve.” The intent of this is not any dramatic reduction in total illness associated with COVID-19, but controlling the rate of illness so hospitals are not overcrowded, and there are enough respirators.

When buildings are opened again, illness will increase.

This ASA Safety Committee webinar will contain information for building owners, contractors and suppliers on actions that can be taken to reduce the rate of illness once buildings are in use again, and also reduce the liability associated with that building-related illness.

Click here to register.


April 8: OSHA COVID-19 Poster Available

OSHA has made a COVID-19 best practices poster available for individuals and companies. To access the poster, click here.


April 8: Preparing for the New Age of Handwashing

ASA member Bradley Corp. continues to be on top of the important topic of handwashing. Check out the manufacturer’s latest notes on handwashing from its annual Healthy Handwashing Survey.


April 7: Critical Safety Documents

The ASA Safety Committee hosted an important COVID-19 safety best practices webinar last week. Here are some important links to materials from that webinar. To listen to a recording of the webinar, click here.

Sample SOP
Responding to a positive COVID-19 test, symptomatic individual, shared household. Thanks to First Supply’s Brittney Cornillaud for this.
Sample SOP    

Authorization to leave goods
From Winsupply’s Greg Holbrock, sample instructions for use of Authorization to Leave Goods.
Sample Instructions for use of Authorization to Leave Goods

Leave Form
And also from Greg Holbrock, a sample Authorization to Leave form.
Sample Authorization to Leave Form


April 6: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

The Center for Disease Control has issued new guidelines for the cleaning and sanitizing of workplaces. To access those guidelines, click here. Also, you can check out this article from the Society for Human Resource Management (SRHM) that goes into further detail.


April 6: In Case You Missed It: ASA COVID-19 Safety Webinar

The ASA Safety Committee recently hosted a COVID-19 safety webinar. Panelists included safety representatives from First Supply, The Granite Group and Winsupply. Panelists shared COVID-19 best practices during this highly informative webinar. To access the webinar, click here.


April 6: COVID-19: The Mental Side of the Pandemic

Please check out this article from sports journalist Darren Rovell, now at the Action Network, about managing anxiety during the pandemic. A must-read.


March 23: Bradley Corp. Shares Handwashing Habits Across the United States

Via our good friends at Supply House Times, ASA member Bradley Corp. with some useful data centered around washing your hands. A good share for employees and customers.


March 23: OSHA Offers Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus

All sorts of useful materials from OSHA as it pertains to dealing with COVID-19 in the workplace from both a corporate and employee perspective are available.


March 20: OSHA Offers Guidance for Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus

This guidance is part of the Department of Labor’s ongoing efforts to educate workers and employers about the COVID-19 outbreak. View the guidance.


March 18: COVID-19 Safety Webinar

Dupont Sustainable Solutions via Safety + Health Magazine is presenting a special COVID-19 webinar to help your company prepare and respond to the pandemic as it pertains to the workplace. Registration now.

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