A Thank You From Governor Mike DeWine

Date: December 14, 2020

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is thanking NFIB members for helping in the fight against COVID-19 by adhering to the safety protocols to protect their employees and customers. Please click the picture below to watch a video message from the governor.

5 PROTOCOLS FOR ALL BUSINESSES:

  1. Require face coverings for employees and recommend them for clients/customers at all times.
     
  2. Conduct daily health assessments by employers and employees (self-evaluation) to determine if “fit for duty.”
     
  3. Maintain good hygiene at all times – hand washing, sanitizing and social distancing.
     
  4. Clean and sanitize workplaces throughout workday and at the close of business or between shifts.
     
  5. Limit capacity to meet social distancing guidelines.
    • Establish maximum capacity.
    • And, use appointment setting where possible to limit congestion. 

TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS WHEN A COVID-19 INFECTION IS IDENTIFIED:

  • Immediately report employee or customer infections to the local health district.
     
  • Work with local health department to identify potentially exposed individuals to help facilitate appropriate communication/contact tracing.
     
  • Shutdown shop/floor for deep sanitation if possible.  
     
  • Professionally clean and sanitize site/location.
     
  • Reopen in consultation with the local health department.  

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