Course Description

This course covers recognition of hazards and risks associated with a pandemic illness event and development of strategies to assist a business, community, or family with realistic preparation for a pandemic event. Course topics include potential impact of a pandemic illness event on a business and community, critical elements of a preparedness plan, and realistic strategies for supporting continuity of operations. This course offers information on strategies that can be used to control the spread of the illness, minimization of exposure to employees and family, and resources available from OSHA and other government agencies. The intended audience is the business leader and members of their management team who may be integral to preparedness planning. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to prepare for a pandemic to assure business continuity and employee safety. 1.7 CM (ABIH)

Key topics include: 

  • Explain workplace pandemic illness response elements:

Identify pandemic illness potential impacts
Identify pandemic illness preparedness plan elements
List employee exposure risk reduction measures
Identify continuity of operations (COOP) strategies

  • Describe key pandemic illness response resources:

Identify online government resources
Describe pandemic illness information update methods

Intended audience: The target audience is the private business leader and members of their management team that may be integral to preparedness planning, including, but not limited to, finance, security, safety, and human resources.

This is an elective course for the following certificate programs:

  • CSHO General Industry
  • CSHO Construction
  • SHS Construction
  • SHS Industrial Hygiene
  • SHS General Industry
  • SHS Fire Prevention & Life Safety
  • PSSHF General Industry

For any questions please reach out to oshaed@keene.edu
For more information, visit https://oshaedne.com/

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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