RHP Risk Management’s coronavirus (COVID-19) page provides resources for workers, employers, and the general public about the evolving spread of the coronavirus. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (COVID-19).

The materials below include links and PDFs to interim guidance and practical resources for home, work, and community.

There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is avoidance. The virus is believed to be spread mainly person to person, by close contact with one another by infected individuals through coughing and sneezing. By practicing good personal hygiene, food handling, and limiting travel and crowds, one can decrease the spread of the virus.

Resources

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Managing the Risks Related to COVID-19

(RHP Risk Management –                                       Fred Boelter, CIH, PE, BCEE, FAIHA)

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Safety & Health of a Remote Workforce

(RHP Risk Management)

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When Water Use Slows, Legionella Grows

Legionella Risk During Prolonged Building Closures & Abrupt Re-entry

(RHP Risk Management –                                     Frank Pagone Ph.D.)

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Essential Services amid COVID-19 “Shutdown”

(RHP Risk Management)

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When & How to Use Hand Sanitizer in Community Settings

(CDC)

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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus Disease 2019

(CDC)

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What to Do If You Are Sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019

(CDC)

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Coronaviruses: SARS, MERS, and 2019-nCoV

(Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health)

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Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

(OSHA)

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Rational Use of Personal Protective Equipment for Coronavirus Disease 2019

(World Health Organization)

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Keeping the Workplace, Schools, our Homes, & Commercial Establishments Safe

(World Health Organization)

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NCoV Genetics

(Whitepaper – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)

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Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand

(Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team)

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CDC Protects and Prepares Communities

(CDC)