What should employers do to prepare for flu outbreaks?
Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. Planning for pandemic influenza by business and industry is essential to minimize a pandemic's impact. Having a contingency plan is essential.
The US Department of Occupational Health and Safety has issued guidance for employers, called Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic.
This guidance contains helpful information, such as:
Steps Every Employer Can Take to Reduce the Risk of Exposure to Pandemic Influenza in Their Workplace