Covid 19 / Infectious Disease Policy

This webpage describes our Covid 19 / Infectious Disease Policy
Covid 19 / Infectious Disease Policy admin February 21, 2022
Effective Date: March 3, 2021
Purpose and intent

Preventive Plus will take proactive steps to protect the workplace in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. Employees are encouraged to engage in good hygiene practices while at work, especially hand washing with soap and water or, if water is not available, using alcohol-based disposable hand wipes or gel sanitizers. Employees are also encouraged to participate in Preventive PLUS’s Wellness Program which provides annual influenza shots for employees.

Our management response team

The Management Response Team will be designated to monitor and coordinate events around an infectious disease outbreak, as well as create work rules that could be implemented to promote safety through infection control. Preventive PLUS is committed to providing authoritative information about the nature and spread of infectious diseases, including symptoms and signs to watch for, posters, as well as required steps to be taken in the event of an illness or outbreak.

Our program is certified by the New York State Department of Health

Our comprehensive COVID-19 health program empowers employers to get their workforce back on the job through expert medical oversight. The program helps companies ensure that potentially infectious individuals are identified before entering the workplace on a daily basis. Additionally, our program Is Certified By The New York State Department Of Health. as fully compliant with the state of New York’s stringent COVID-19 regulatory requirements.

It is the goal of Preventive Plus during any time period of quarantine or infectious disease outbreak, to strive to operate effectively and ensure that all essential services are continuously provided and that employees are safe within the workplace.

This procedure provides a framework for the Preventive PLUS facility with a consistent response and strategy for epidemic and pandemic preparedness while protecting employees and making sure everyone stays safe, healthy and confident about returning to work.

This procedure constitutes a series of recommended industry best practices, dealing with various Health, Safety, Environmental, and Public Health focused measures, designed to enhance the health and well-being of employees working in an outbreak/epidemic or pandemic environment.

The protocols set out in this document constitute recommendations, based on guidance provided by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as various country specific public health authorities.  These standards are generally applicable. However, where local public health and/or country/state specific regulatory requirements impose a more rigorous standard, facilities should defer to the local legal requirement, as applicable.  Where local situations require it, businesses should consult with Company Heath, Safety and Environmental and Medical advisors, as well as Company legal counsel.