When the COVID-19 Pandemic arrived in the United States in early 2020, very few could imagine the enormous impact the virus would make on life as we knew it. Many business leaders found themselves enjoying the prosperity of a surging economy but how quickly life can change. Within weeks of the first positive case in the US, stay at home orders and other restrictions placed many business leaders in unfamiliar territory. How is your company preparing for a post-pandemic workplace? What policies and procedures are in place? How will you handle confirmed cases of COVID-19?
You do not want to miss this conference offered by Blue Ridge Safety Association (BRSA) www.blueridgesafety.org Whether you are a safety professional or an owner/manager tasked with adopting COVID-19 protection/VOSH Infectious Disease Standard for your workplace, this timely event will provide vital information for your organization. This presentation will explore the impacts of the pandemic on your company, including the following topics: employee relations, public perception, workplace safety, planning, training, business continuity, leadership, and telework arrangements. The conference will be a half-day event held online on Friday, October 9th beginning at 9am.
Travis Vance, an OSHA/MSHA/Employment Litigation Attorney and Partner at Fisher Phillips, will give the keynote address. Travis is a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Taskforce, a cross-disciplinary team of attorneys dedicated to advising employers on the many workplace law aspects of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Breakout sessions will follow allowing for further conversation and Q&A regarding how employers in different sectors can best adhere to the requirements of the standard.