By Michael Tobias
As an increasing number of businesses open up after the global shutdown necessitated by SARS-CoV-2, the fundamental need to maintain a healthy work environment must be maintained. It is also essential to maintain healthy business operations to ensure that the impact of the virus is minimized.
The Coronavirus Disease 2019, better known as COVID-19, is a respiratory illness that is spread from person-to-person by droplets or particles that emitted or transmitted when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or even shouts. But the problem is that it is often spread by people who show zero symptoms. For this reason, business owners and employers need to institute controls that will protect their employees as well as members of the public they may come into contact with.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified a traditional hierarchy of controls that may be used to determine how …