To help employers meet state training mandates and ensure employees have reliable, clear information to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19, Lion launched the COVID-19 Employee Safety Awareness online course this week.
New Mexico has issued guidance for employers reopening their businesses in the Land of Enchantment, requiring them to provide training for all employees on best practices to protect staff and customers from COVID-19.
Kentucky’s Healthy at Work provisions, effective as of July 10, 2020, require reopening businesses to meet minimum requirements, including providing COVID-19 education and training for “all individuals, including employees, temporary employees, contractors, vendors..."
As part of Illinois’ Phase 4 (Revitalization Plan) to reopen the State, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity issued COVID-19 related training requirements for all employers.
A revised checklist issued in Texas requires training for all employees and contractors on how to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 infection and prevent community spread of the virus.
As part of its Safe Start Washington phased reopening guidelines, the State of Washington is requiring employers to educate workers about the novel coronavirus.
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development now requires employers in the state to provide training related to COVID-19.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order to require all businesses to provide COVID-19 training for employees who must leave their homes to perform their job duties.
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development recently provided specifics about COVID-19 training employers are required to provide for workers.
The State of Vermont now requires employers in the Green Mountain State to provide COVID-19-related training for employees. Training for employees already working was required before May 4, 2020.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.