The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has presented business owners with many challenges. Many of you have successfully navigated closures; shifted the way you deliver your products and services; and /or moved your staff to remote working operations. If you are still standing, we wanted to be the first to congratulate you on your leadership and resiliency during this unprecedented time.
Governor Sisolak has begun the process of lifting health and safety restrictions and our citizens, employees, and customers are eager to open up the economy. It is time to continue on with life outside of quarantine, but we want to help you do it safely.
Thus, as a gift to you, on behalf of the Urban Chamber of Commerce, please accept these FREE RESOURCES from Branch Benefits Consultants.
INSTRUCTIONS: Below, you will find a menu of resources available. There is so much information out there and we value your time. Rather than just blasting your email with all of our available resources, we wanted to give you the option to order what you need. When you see a document that you want, make note of the document number(s) and then click on one of the "Request Resources" buttons. This will take you to a contact page where you enter your name, email, and the document numbers you would like to receive in the "Questions" box. Once your request is received our team will send your requested documents over to you.
It is that easy! No gimmick. No hoops. We just want to help!
HR1 - Compliance Review - Coronavirus Reporting and Recording Under OSHA Rules
OSHA has indicated that coronavirus cases may be recordable if they are work-related and meet the general recording criteria. In addition, COVID-19 cases may be reportable if they are work-related and result in fatalities or inpatient hospitalizations. This Compliance Overview presents a summary of OSHA reporting and recording requirements that may apply to coronavirus cases in the workplace. NOTE: This document has been updated to reflect April 10 enforcement guidance.
HR2 - HR Insights - Designing a Post-coronavirus Office
Post-coronavirus, employers may want to consider how updates to an office can help protect the health and safety of employees. This article addresses updates to an office layout, behavioral changes and expansion of remote work.
HR3 - HR Insights - Managing Your Post-coronavirus Reputation
This HR Insights article provides best practices for protecting your company's reputation from COVID-19 implications.
HR4 - HR Insights - Return to Work Plans Following the COVID-19 Pandemic
This HR Insights article discusses post-coronavirus pandemic return to work plans. Please note that this article should be used for informational purposes only and should not supersede applicable state or local guidance. Additionally, please review any workplace-specific considerations, which could be more involved depending on the industry you operate in, When drafting your return to work plan.
HR5 - HR Insights - Screening Employee Temperatures Upon Return to Work
The coronavirus pandemic has upended nearly every industry and has every employer wondering, "When will it be safe to bring employees back to work?" This article features guidance primarily from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to help employers navigate potential concerns related to taking employee temperatures.
HR6 - HR Toolkit - CDC COVID-19 Resources
This collection of resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help employers and their employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
HR7 - OSHA Coronavirus Guidance for Retail Workers
Retail employers can use this OSHA publication to learn a few industry-specific tops on how to provide a safe work environment during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
HR8 - OSHA Guidance on How to Prevent Worker Exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Employers can use this one-page alert to learn about important measure they can take to prevent worker exposure to coronavirus in the workplace.
HR9 - OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
OSHA has published this guide to help employers prepare for coronavirus (COVID-19) issues in the workplace. The guide does not create new or additional employer obligations.
T1 - Coronavirus Action Plan - Construction
The policies and procedures outlined in this resource allow construction businesses to create a coronavirus (COVID-19) action plan.
T2 - Coronavirus Action Plan - General Industry
The policies and procedures outline in this resource allow businesses to create a coronavirus (COVID-19) action plan.
T3 - Coronavirus Action Plan - Manufacturing
The policies and procedures outlined in this resource allow manufacturing businesses to create a coronavirus (COVID-19) action plan.
T4 - Coronavirus Action Plan - Retail
The policies and procedures outlined in this resource allow retail businesses to create a coronavirus (COVID-19) action plan.
T5 - Guide to Creating a Return to Work Action Plan
This guide can be used as a tool to create a return to work action plan in preparation for reopening a business following the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please note that it follows health and safety guidance laid out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and OSHA, but does not account for state, local or industry-specific guidance related to COVID-19.
T6 - Post-coronavirus Return to Work Cleaning Checklist
As employers prepare post coronavirus return to work plans, workplace cleanliness is a topic on the minds of many. Employers can consider topics on this checklist when planning or updating cleaning routines.
T7 - Post-coronavirus Workplace Preparedness Checklist
By taking workplace preparedness steps such as updating office layouts, encouraging new behaviors and evaluating existing policies, employers can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of employees. To get started, employers can review topics on this checklist.
T8 - Return to Work Action Plan Discussion Guide
Use this discussion guide to ensure that employees are aware of and understand crucial components of a post-coronavirus Return to Work Action Plan.
T9 - Sample Return to Work Action Plan - Design 1
This sample return to work action plan serves as an example plan for businesses to use as a template when preparing their own plans for reopening their business following the coronavirus pandemic. It does not account for state, local or industry-specific guidance related to COVID-19, but follows the guidance laid out by the CDC and OSHA that is designed to keep employers, employees and customers safe.
T10 - Sample Return to Work Action Plan - Design 2
T11 - Sample Return to Work Action Plan - Design 3
This sample return to work action plan serves as an example plan for businesses to use as a template when preparing their own plans for reopening their business following the coronavirus pandemic. It does not account for state, local or industry-specific guidance related to COVID-19, but follows the guidance laid out by the CDC and OSHA that is designed to keep employers, employees and customer safe.
T12 - Welcome Back to Work - Employee Communication Letter
Use this letter to welcome employees back to work post-coronavirus.
NOTE: All templates are in Word format and require customization prior to use.
Need more information and resources?
There is over 100 additional resources on our COVID-19 Response & Resources Page that is also free for Employers, Employees, and those seeking General Information about coronavirus (COVID-19). We add content to this page weekly (sometimes daily).
We also have over 35 videos on our COVID-19 YouTube channel playlist with more added weekly (sometimes daily).