With the reports of serious viral illness in the United States and the flu season upon us, employers might want to take steps to control the spread of communicable diseases in the workplace.
Develop hygiene policies that address keeping the workplace clean.
Help employees practice healthy habits by providing tissues, no-touch trash cans, hand soap and sanitizer, and disposable towels.
Encourage workers to get the flu shot.
Encourage workers to stay home from work if they have the flu or another virus.
Ask employees with flu-like symptoms to go home.
Be proactive this flu season and use this tips to help avoid spreading the flu and other cold symptoms around your office.