OSHA Issues 11 Translations of Its Poster Aimed at Reducing Workplace Exposure to the Coronavirus

Written May 12, 2020

Categories: First to Know

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has translated and published its “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 additional languages. The poster lists steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus. The goal is help educate and protect America's workers and employers during the coronavirus pandemic.

The poster highlights 10 infection prevention measures every employer can implement to protect workers' safety and health during the coronavirus pandemic. Safety measures include encouraging sick workers to stay home, establishing flexible worksites and staggered work shifts, discouraging workers from using other workers' phones, desks and other work equipment, and using Environmental Protection Agency-approved cleaning chemicals with label claims against the coronavirus.

Currently available in English and Spanish, the poster is available for download in the following languages:
–   Arabic
–   Chinese Traditional
–   Korean
–   Tagalog 
–   Brazilian Portuguese
–   French Creole
–   Polish
–   Vietnamese
–   Chinese Simplified
–   Hmong
–   Russian

All printing operations are encouraged to download the poster, hang it in the workplace, and follow the practiced identified in it.

For more information on safe work practices, sanitizing the workplace and other information on how to address the situation contact SGIA’s Government Affairs Department at govtaffairs@sgia.org.