COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know

COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know

Coronavirus disease 2019 (or COVID-19) presents new challenges in the workplace to support the health and well-being of the workforce and keep businesses running smoothly. While employers and management are responsible for establishing plans and procedures, employees play a key role in keeping operations running and preventing exposures.

COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know is designed to help workers prepare and respond to exposure and illness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers need to know the prevention and control measures they should utilize, as well as understand the rights they have under various laws and regulations. Being prepared, yet flexible enough to adapt to an ever-changing situation, is important to the wellbeing of all employees and their workplaces.

COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know

This online COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know online course covers the following topics:

  • Sick Policy
  • Housekeeping
  • Good Hygiene
  • Physical Separation
  • Social distancing for all employees
  • employee regulatory rights and responsibilities
  • Sick leave options
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Key OSHA standards for COVID-19
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Special laws and additional regulations, like government stimulus, that may impact income
  • Events and Travel
  • Absenteeism
  • Supply Chain and Production Disruptions

After completing COVID-19: What Employees Need to Know, learners will be able to:

  • Explain ways to limit exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace
  • Identify critical information to communicate with your employer
  • Identify which regulations might impact your workplace rights under COVID-19
  • List ways your work environment may be impacted by the pandemic


Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 20 minutes.


Knowledge Assessment

Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.