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COVID-19 & THE WORKPLACE

Find information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus pandemic. This includes educational tools, guidance documents, and links to resources for preventing work-related COVID-19. ​

What's New?

Updated Get the Most out of Masking 

Check out our updated Get the Most out of Masking and graph of masks from most effective to least effective to know which masks provide the best protection against COVID-19. 

Featured Publications

Just published! The article, "Close physical proximity on the job—An exposure matrix" written by two OHB staff describes the creation of a matrix that is applied to California employment data to estimate those working in very close physical proximity to others.
Text: American Journal of Industrial Medicine
​Check out this OHB-authored publication: "Disparities in COVID-19 fatalities among working Californians". This scientific paper aimed to characterize 2020 COVID-19 fatalities among working Californians to inform preventive strategies. 
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