NIOSH Posts COVID-19 Updates

As part of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) efforts to keep stakeholders up to date on the CDC and NIOSH coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response, below is a summary of new information posted the the week of March 23, 2020 for workers.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Burn Rate Calculator
CDC recognizes that healthcare and nonhealthcare systems may experience unprecedented strains on demand for PPE due to COVID-19. CDC designed a tool to help healthcare and nonhealthcare systems, such as correctional facilities, track how quickly PPE will be used at those facilities. The tool is based on input provided by healthcare systems on the use of PPE during responses to infectious disease outbreaks.

Guidance for Businesses and Employers

Resources for First Responders and Law Enforcement

To stay up to date on the response please visit the COVID-19 webpage or sign up for the COVID-19 newsletter.