Coronavirus Resources for Schools

Model COVID-19 Prevention Program.doc

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COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) for [Name of Company, or name of the workplace if it's for a fixed location.] This CPP is designed to control exposures to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that may occur in our workplace. Date: [type date of last review] Authority and Responsibility [Enter name or job title of the person(s)] has overall authority and responsibility for implementing the provisions of this CPP in our workplace. In addition, all managers and supervisors are responsible for implementing and maintaining the CPP in their assigned work areas and for ensuring employees receive answers to questions about the program in a language they understand. All employees are responsible for using safe work practices, following all directives, policies and procedures, and assisting in maintaining a safe work environment. Identification and Evaluation of COVID-19 Hazards We will implement the following in our workplace: • Conduct workplace-specific evaluations using the Appendix A: Identification of COVID-19 Hazards form. • Evaluate employees' potential workplace exposures to all persons at, or who may enter, our workplace. • Review applicable orders and general and industry-specific guidance from the State of California, Cal/OSHA, and the local health department related to COVID-19 hazards and prevention. • Evaluate existing COVID-19 prevention controls in our workplace and the need for different or additional controls. • Conduct periodic inspections using the Appendix B: COVID-19 Inspections form as needed to identify unhealthy conditions, work practices, and work procedures related to COVID-19 and to ensure compliance with our COVID-19 policies and procedures. • [Enter other identification and evaluation measures you take in your workplace]. Employee participation Employees and their authorized employees' representatives are encouraged to participate in the identification and evaluation of COVID-19 hazards by: [Describe how employees and their representatives, if any, may participate in COVID-19 hazard identification and evaluation.] Employee screening We screen our employees by: [describe how this will be accomplished – i.e., directly screen employees when they come to work, or having them self-screen according to CDPH guidelines. Ensure that face coverings are used during screening by both screeners and employees and, if temperatures are measured, that non-contact thermometers are used.] Correction of COVID-19 Hazards Unsafe or unhealthy work conditions, practices or procedures will be documented on the Appendix B: COVID-19 Inspections form, and corrected in a timely manner based on the severity of the hazards, as follows: [Describe how the following will be accomplished: The severity of the hazard will be assessed and correction time frames assigned, accordingly.

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