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The Healthy Buildings Webinar Series: Providing a Safe Workplace in our "New Normal"
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Return to work plan
Example "return to work" policy guides for reference as we navigate through COVID-19
Additional Workplace Resources
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as considerations for doing so.
E3M Solutions brings you this guide on managing new challenges in a changing world. They are here to help prepare you to bring your building back online and stay energy efficient through the process.
Are you concerned about properly disinfecting for coronavirus while also wondering if there are less hazardous options available? Here's a primer on how to safely clean and disinfect your space, including a curated list of safer disinfectants for COVID-19.
Download this informative piece on updates and changes to Energy Star program for commercial buildings and industrial plants during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, as we adapt to a “new normal” of social distancing, an unprecedented number of people find themselves working from home for the first time—and likely for the long-term.
The Imperative for Civil Rights Advocacy, Monitoring, and Enforcement
As a civil rights organization (NAACP) and as stewards of human rights, this outbreak calls on us to maintain vigilance and lift our voices to demand the policies and practices that will preserve the wellbeing of all.
USGBC’s Learning Lab online education platform offers lessons and activities that are well suited for distance learning, and many that are ideal for implementing at home, while being academically rigorous and fostering sustainability literacy. Additionally, many Learning Lab Partners have mobilized to provide training and experiences that can help educators and parents succeed for the sake of students.
This document gives advice on simple ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in your workplace, how to manage COVID-19 risks when organizing meetings & events, things to consider when you and your employees travel, and getting your workplace ready in case COVID-19 arrives in your community.
The U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan has developed this short-list of best practices and is providing answers to frequently asked questions weekly via our Healthy Building Webinar Series with industry experts.
The purpose of this document is to provide architects, private clients, and civic leaders a framework of strategies for reoccupying buildings and businesses that are in the process of transitioning from being fully closed to fully open.
This position document provides recommendations on the following:
- The design, installation, and operation of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, including air-cleaning, and local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems, to decrease the risk of infection transmission.
- Non-HVAC control strategies to decrease disease risk.
- Strategies to support facilities management for both everyday operation and emergencies
Join International Well Building Institute for their webcast series that focuses on the leading role buildings, communities and organizations can play to support our health and well-being overall, and our collective ability to prepare for and respond to global health challenges like the one we’re experiencing now.