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Free course on occupational health and safety for health workers in the context of COVID19

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This  free WHO course on OSH for health workers has aproximatively a duration of one hour and consists of  the following sections: Introduction, Infectious risks to health and safety, Physical risks to health and safety, Psychosocial risks to health and safety and Basic occupational health and safety in health services.

 

COVID-19: Protocol for risk assessment and stratification of workers'vulnerability

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The Spanish occupational medicine association has recently published a vulnerability criteria guideline for COVID-19 in workers. They describe it as a tool to identify the more vulnerable workers for COVID-19 that will be useful to value their work limitations.

ILO's Practical Guide on Teleworking during the COVID19 pandemic and beyond

 

ILO has published recently a guide with practical and actionable recommendations for effective teleworking that are applicable to a broad range of actors; to support policymakers in updating existing policies; and to provide a flexible framework through which both private enterprises and public sector organizations can develop or update their own teleworking policies and practices. It includes case examples and a list of tools and resources.

 

Psychological impact of COVID-19 in Spain

42% of Spanish workers present symptoms of anxiety derived from COVID-19.

Affor presents the results of the research done in Spain and seven Latin American countries among working population from April to June. 

They have also asked and made available interviews to six OSH experts on how to tackle psychosocial risks after COVID-19.

ILO Guideline on Managing work-related psychosocial risks during the COVID-19 pandemic

 
ILO has recently published a guideline on Managing work-related psychosocial risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this guideline employers and managers can find the key elements they have to consider when assessing psyhcosocial risks and implementing preventive measures to protect the health and well-being of workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
The guide considers ten areas for action at the workplace level relevant for the prevention of work-related stress and the promotion of health and well-being, both in times of lockdown and in the following phases of return to work. 

COVID-19: Pregnant women and their babies

COVID-19 Cochrane review of national clinical practice guidelines for key questions relating to the care of pregnant women and their babies. You will find recommendations on what to do if pregnant women is COVID-19 positive or symptomatic, at risk etc.

Stop the pandemic: EU-OSHA action plan for healthy workplaces

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Stop the pandemic is an initiative of EU-OSHA to address the occupational health and safety challlenges linked to the current pandemic, offering guidance to limit the spread of the virus and for a safe and healthy return to work. It also includes videos and links to good practice from EU and International organizations and tips for working from home.  

 

 

 

Guide to COVID-19 evidence sources

COVID-19 Evidence Network (COVID-END) is a large group of international partners working in collaboration to facilitate easy access to the best available evidence on COVID-19. Their activities span the full gamut of COVID-19 issues, including traditional infection prevention and control but also how to manage impacts on mental health and family violence, health- and social-care systems, education, employment, financial protection, food safety and security, government services, housing, public safety and justice, recreation and transportation.

COVID-END’s near-term priorities are to continuously maintain a guide to COVID-19 evidence sources, to help coordinate and avoid duplication in seven domains (such as digitizing key steps in evidence synthesis and guideline development), and to develop scalable models for supporting evidence-informed decision-making about COVID-19.

 

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