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COVID-19-point checklist: business resilience, part-1

Part-1: Ensuring employer readiness

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In the first article of a series exploring how OH professionals can contribute to business resilience, occupational physician Paul Nicholson provides a checklist for OH professionals to use as a basis to assess their employers’ and customers’ preparedness to respond to the emerging risk presented by the 2019/20 coronavirus pandemic.

The aim of this short article is to provide a quick reference guide for OH professionals, their employers and business customers, based on the current evidence about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and experience from adapting business continuity plans to respond to the specific challenges of previous disease outbreaks. A future article in this series will address health-risk communication techniques, while other articles will explore in more detail the management of communicable disease in the workplace and the role of occupational health (OH) in management…..

 

Paul Nicholson is an occupational Physician

Author: Nicholson P

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Occupational Health at Work April/May 2020 (vol. 16/6) pp13-14

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