With the recent outbreak of the Novel Corona Virus (which causes COVID-19) around the world workers will soon find themselves on the front lines of a potential pandemic. Will you know how it is transmitted? Will you know the proper means of identifying potential, probable and definate infected persons or items in your vicinity? Will you know the proper cleaning and disinfecting procedure and product? Are you familiar with the appropriate personal protective equipment, how to don and doff it without contaminating yourself or others, clean and/or dispose of it properly? Will you know the facts from the fiction of bloodborne and infectious diseases?
WisCOSH has been offering Infectious Disease Response in conjubction with the International Chemical Workers Union Council‘s Training Center in Cincinnati, OH for the past several years. Diseases such as West Nile Virus, Bacterial Meningitis, Ebola and more are covered. Currently we are updating our materials to include the latest accurate information in regards to COVID-19.
If you work in an industry or occupation that puts you at high risk of being infected contact WisCOSH right away and we will set up training as soon as possible.