Retailers looking to create a safe and efficient back-to-work program may obtain guidance from these sources.
The National Retail Federation has published a 10-page “Operation Open Doors Checklist” that covers a host of areas such as preparing stores for opening, dealing with employment matters, promoting contactless shopping, and adequate cleaning routines. (Navigate to nrf.com and click “Operation Open Doors.”)
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) offers guidance on deciding when and how to open, cleanliness and disinfection, and reducing the transmission of infection among employees. (Navigate to cdc.gov, then click on “Learn More About Covid-19” and then “Businesses and Workplaces.”)
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) offers guidance on how COVID-19 spreads, how to assess potential hazards, and how to control the risks to workers. (Navigate to osha.gov, then click on “Coronavirus resources” then “Control and Prevention”)
State and local agencies also maintain websites with helpful materials.