Worker Safety & Health Resources for COVID-19

As we are all adjusting to the “new normal” of social distancing and staying home, many workers continue to go to work to provide essential services to the residents of New Hampshire. While information is always changing, here are some basic resources for businesses and workers still providing these services.

The NH Occupational Health Surveillance Program is available to answer your questions about the health and safety of workers in a variety of industry and occupation groups.  Please do not hesitate to contact us at karla.armenti@unh.edu / 603-862-2923.


 

General Resources for Businesses and Employers

Resources for Specific Workplaces and Employees

Healthcare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits and procedures now. These actions can preserve staff personal protective equipment (PPE) and patient care supplies; ensure staff and patient safety; and expand available hospital capacity. 

  • Improving Working Conditions for Frontline Workers: The Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH) has released guidance to improve working conditions for these frontline workers while at the same time reducing the risk of community spread.