Tag: COVID-19

Putting ‘Emerging Technology’ Air Purification Devices to the Test

Jon Redmond /May 4, 2021

A news article published by CNN health on May 3, 2021 has nailed it when it comes to the types of questions that need to be asked about the efficacy…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: Navigating Stimulus Packages for Keeping Buildings Healthier

Jon Redmond /March 25, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, the US government has enacted three stimulus packages into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) in March 2020; the Coronavirus Response…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: OSHA Implements COVID National Emphasis Program (NEP)

Jon Redmond /March 24, 2021

Responding to President Biden’s Executive Order of January 2021, OSHA announced, effective for the next 12 months (beginning March 12, 2021), their National Emphasis Program (NEP) for COVID-19. The OSHA…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: CDC Issues K-12 School Reopening Guidance: Focusing on Implementation of “Layered” Mitigation Strategies & Assessment of “Community Burden” Provides the Greatest Protection for Students, Teachers and Staff

Jon Redmond /March 10, 2021

Under the “best-available evidence at the time of release (February 12, 2021)”, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an operational strategy that provides recommendations for in-person instruction…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: Major Scientific Organizations Release Joint Consensus Statement for OSHA, CDC to Issue Guidance on Preventing Occupational Exposure Due to Aerosol Transmission of SARS CoV-2

Jon Redmond /March 10, 2021

In response to the delays of federal agencies in acknowledging and taking action on the science confirming the capability of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to spread through inhalation, the American Industrial…