By now, you’re no doubt aware that the Ebola epidemic has spread past Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, and a small number of other west-African nations and has reached nations in other continents, including the United States.
Given that, it’s a good idea to learn more about the Ebola virus and have a plan at your workplace in case the virus continues to spread.
OSHA Resources about Ebola
In response to recent events, OSHA’s created a Safety and Health Topic website that provides a lot of helpful information about Ebola, including some aspects specifically related to the workplace. We recommend checking it out.
There are a large number of helpful resources on that OSHA site, but a few we found especially interesting are:
- Cleaning and Decontamination of Ebola on Surfaces in non-laboratory Settings
- Ebola Hazard Recognition
- OSHA Standards Related to Ebola
- OSHA’s Protecting Workers During a Pandemic Fact Sheet (this is not specific to Ebola but is still helpful)