Confronting Ebola Concerns in the Workplace
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Confronting Ebola Concerns in the Workplace

The first consideration for employers relates to risks associated with employee exposure to the Ebola virus and measures to protect employees from such exposure. Risk of exposure is higher in certain industries. Chad Richter from Jackson Lewis will discuss how OSHA is playing a role in identifying potential applicable hazards of Ebola in the workplace and the fact sheets the CDC has developed to incorporating best practices for the high exposure industries.

11/5/2014
When: Wednesday, November 5, 2014
7:30-9:00am
Where: Security National Bank
1120 S. 101st St.
Omaha, NE  68124
Contact: Erin Crouch

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The first consideration for employers relates to risks associated with employee exposure to the Ebola virus and measures to protect employees from such exposure. Risk of exposure is higher in certain industries. Chad Richter from Jackson Lewis will discuss how OSHA is playing a role in identifying potential applicable hazards of Ebola in the workplace and the fact sheets the CDC has developed to incorporating best practices for the high exposure industries.  In addition to workplace safety and health issues, employers must consider significant employment and labor law issues that an Ebola event may raise. Chad will explain some basic employment law considerations to keep in mind.

This session has been pre-approved for 1.5 hours of General credit from the HR Certification Institute.  It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit. 

Please register online at http://www.hram.org/events/event-registration/.  For any questions or concerns please contact Erin Crouch at ecrouch@hram.org