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Construction Workers 5x as Likely to be in Hospital for COVID
Posted On: 12/04/20
A new study from the University of Texas at Austin found that construction workers in Austin, Texas, were five times as likely to be hospitalized for COVID compared to workers in other occupations.
Halting Workplace COVID-19 Transmission: An Urgent Proposal to Protect American WorkersArticle
Posted On: 10/30/20
This report presents "an eleven-point plan -- to be directed by the federal government working in close coordination with state and local public health authorities -- for stopping workplace transmission of COVID-19." (October 15, 2020)
Launch of free COVID-19 Exposure Control Planning Tool
Posted On: 09/03/20
New - CPWR tool to help employers develop the COVID-19 exposure control plan recommended by OSHA and NIOSH.
COVID-19 infections leave an impact on the heart, raising concerns about lasting damage
Posted On: 08/28/20
New studies show that COVID-19 can leave long-term damage on the heart.
Face Masks Mandatory in Montgomery Co; Health Order, Explained
Posted On: 07/20/20
News article about the directive issued by the County Health Officer requiring residents to wear face coverings whenever they are in public and social distancing isn't possible.