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COVID-19 Training for Workers in Rhode Island

Posted on 7/25/2020 by Lauren Scott

To help employers re-open businesses safely and protect the safety and health of employees, Lion News staff is reviewing standards for COVID-19 preparedness, workplace controls, and employee training on a state-by-state basis.

To learn more, view our list of states with COVID-19 programs in place. 
 

Rhode Island recently added a new coronavirus training requirement to its Safe Activities By Covered Entities During the COVID-19 Emergency standards. Under this new requirement, all employees must be trained “to follow the standards and requirement in the Safe Activities standards.

The Safe Activities By Covered Entities During the COVID-19 Emergency standards (216-RICR-50-15-7.4.1(A)(1)(i)) outlines how businesses and organizations can safely resume their activities, if possible, during the ongoing pandemic.

COVID-19 training for workers may include (but is not limited to):
  • How to maintain physical distancing between coworkers and customers;
  • Proper face covering etiquette (i.e., what is a face covering, when to wear one, and how to wear one);
  • How to clean and disinfect the workplace;
  • Enforcing and maintain capacity limits;
  • Health screening protocols; and
  • What to do is an employee is exhibiting symptoms
Any new employees must also be trained upon hiring. These requirements shall remain in effect until September 5, 2020 unless renewed.

Read the complete Safe Activities By Covered Entities During the COVID-19 Emergency standards here.

COVID-19 Safety Awareness Online Training

This week, Lion launched the COVID-19 Employee Safety Awareness Online Course to help US workplaces re-open safely. As facilities nationwide begin to re-open, it is crucial that employees know how to protect themselves and their co-workers from exposure to COVID-19.

The course prepares employees to:
  • Recognize signs, symptoms, and risk factors for COVID-19
  • Describe how the COVID-19 disease is transmitted
  • Follow recommended hygiene and work protocols to prevent exposure
  •  Properly use and care for PPE and face coverings, when required 
The course is designed to help employers nationwide satisfy COVID-19 employee awareness and training requirements now in place in many states. 
 

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