National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Selection and Use of Portable Air Cleaners to Protect Workers from Exposure to SARS-CoV-2
This fact sheet provides guidance to help employers, building operators, and union officials select and use portable air cleaners to remove virus-contaminated air in indoor spaces.
Training Tool: Building Programs to Protect Workers
New April 2021 (replaces the NIEHS Essential and Returning Workers Training Tool)
Evaluation Community of Practice Webinars
The NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) Evaluation Community of Practice webinar series provides a forum for WTP awardees involved in evaluation to exchange information about evaluation practices, challenges, and lessons learned. The webinars also offer an opportunity for participants to provide feedback to NIEHS on program-level evaluation methods. Recordings of webinars are posted, including many related to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Workers
Vaccines are an important part of effective control against spread in your workplace and community. Quarantine or isolation, physical distancing, handwashing, mask wearing, and use of other safety measures at your worksite must continue, even after you have been vaccinated. These measures are important to protect yourself and others.
Key Elements of a Model Workplace Safety and Health COVID-19 Vaccination Program
The effectiveness of a workplace vaccination program is dependent upon time and resources to plan, promote, and deliver the program. This resource is designed to assist those responsible for building and implementing a workplace vaccination program. Below, we outline five key components to establish a vaccination program.
NIEHS - COVID-19 Webinars and Presentations
In response to COVID-19, the NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) has been conducting webinars and presentations on technical topics related to COVID-19 with a focus on protecting workers who may be at risk of exposure to COVID-19.
NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app
The NIEHS/CPWR Disaster Preparedness mobile app allows workers exposed to hazards on disaster sites to access a full suite of awareness-level training resources with a simple tap of the screen. From within the app, users can select and download training materials on a variety of disaster types and related topics. COVID-19 has now been added as a training topic.
Can SARS-CoV-2, the Virus that Causes COVID-19 Disease, Be Spread by Blood?
This document addresses the confusion over whether the virus can be transmitted via blood as a bloodborne pathogen, since it can be detected in the blood (via serum blood testing).
NIEHS - COVID-19 Worker Training Tools
This general awareness training tool is being updated with new information as the situation evolves. The topics include: Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 in the Workplace (English and Spanish); Essential and Returning Workers Training Tool; COVID-19 Toolbox; and access to NIEHS Worker Training Program Awardee resources.