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Coronavirus and Workplace Safety

Summary of COVID-19 information available for workers

Dr. Kermit Davis Fox19 interview: The Ergonomics of Working from Home

COVID-19 Research Seminar: Dr. Sergey Grinshpun: Respiratory Protection and Transmission Routes for SARS-CoV-2

Characterization of Aerosols from Musical Performance & Risk Mitigation Related to COVID 19 Pandemic

COVID-19 ERC special seminar, Dr. Jun Wang - download slides here

Home Healthcare Workers and the Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

Sponsored by the University of Cincinnati's Education and Research Center



  1. To provide home healthcare personnel with the state-of-the-art knowledge about wearing personal protective equipment

  2. To understand the application of respirators and masks in order to best protect yourself

  3. To understand the common practical solutions to the scarcity of respirators, masks and other personal protection supplies 

Preparing first responders, healthcare providers, and health systems:

CDC: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers  

OSHA: Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19.

Additional resources include:

Information Decontamination of Filtering Facepiece Respirators and Fit Testing During Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks 

The following information is being provided on behalf of the NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) in Pittsburgh:

The NIOSH Science Blog now includes the following topic:

For more information about NPPTL, see and

To stay up to date on the response please visit the COVID-19 web page or sign up for the COVID-19 newsletter.

This page will be updated periodically as new resources become available. 

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