While manufacturers have long been leaders in workplace safety, they find themselves having to think about it in a new way. This includes considerations for facility cleaning and sanitation practices, PPE usage, contact tracing for employees, and more. These practices become even more important as companies develop and deploy return-to-work guidelines for their nonessential employees.

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Winning Recovery: Balancing Health, Safety, and Productivity

Companies that demonstrate safety readiness, innovation, and adaptability will not only survive but thrive in a post-crisis economy.

Report on COVID-19 Hygiene Practices

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Report on COVID-19 Hygiene Practices

This infographic details some of the information shared about this topic on recent MLC Town Hall calls, including social distancing, PPE, and added sanitation practices.

5 Ways Manufacturers are Reassuring Essential Employees during COVID-19

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5 Ways Manufacturers are Reassuring Essential Employees during COVID-19

With manufacturing on the front lines to the nation’s crisis response efforts, companies are finding it necessary to reassure their employees about safety at work.

What Manufacturers are Doing When There is a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

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What Manufacturers are Doing When There is a Confirmed Case of COVID-19

CDC guidelines recommend closing down a workstation or office and cleaning all common areas where an ill person may have visited.

Social Distancing and Manufacturers

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Social Distancing and Manufacturers

The CDC has recommended six feet of social distancing. How are manufacturers achieving that on the production floor, in shipping areas, and in offices and break rooms?

5 Considerations Manufacturers Are Making for the Path Ahead

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5 Considerations Manufacturers Are Making for the Path Ahead

As companies make plans for bringing employees back to work, what considerations are they making for ensuring employee safety?

Prepping for the “New Normal” After COVID-19

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Prepping for the “New Normal” After COVID-19

This webinar examines what manufacturers need to do to keep employees and facilities safe, and how to prepare for operational changes.

COVID-19 Guidance for the Manufacturing Industry

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OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

This document outlines OSHA recommendations for how employers can reduce risk of worker exposure to COVID-19.

CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

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CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to COVID-19

The CDC issues strategies and recommendations for employer response to COVID-19, updated as new information becomes available.

OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

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COVID-19 Guidance for the Manufacturing Industry

The OSHA issued an alert to manufacturers with tips on how they could protect worker health and safety during the pandemic.

MLC | COVID-19 Recovery Resource Library for Manufacturers

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COVID-19 Recovery Resource Library for Manufacturers

This content library is a collection of recovery and response documents as developed by manufacturers for their own operations.

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These Manufacturing Leadership Council partners are providing special service offers for manufacturers to leverage as they navigate the changes necessitated by COVID-19.

Please note that these are intended as a helpful reference point and this is not legal advice. We still recommend consulting with your appropriate regulators and key stakeholders, including legal counsel, before deciding on how to best proceed with your company’s operations. These are simply “examples of what others are doing” not guidance from the MLC and NAM.