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COVID-19, Aerosols, and Ventilation

Q&A with Aurora Le

As the weather gets colder and we find ourselves inside for longer periods of time, how can we avoid aerosolized droplets becoming a problem for disease transmission in our public buildings? Dr. Aurora Le walks us through some basic steps any building occupant or manager can take to mitigate risk of COVID-19 spread. Read more

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Safe Labor, Industry, and Business during a Pandemic

Q&A with Aurora Le

As states in the US slowly reopen their economies, industry and business leaders will need to think about worker safety in new ways, most importantly how to mitigate the spread of infectious disease while still maintaining other basic safety measures specific to their facility. Read more

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5 Steps Employers, Employees Need to Take to Reopen Businesses

Rick Neitzel

Businesses across the nation are preparing to start reopening their workplaces. Rick Neitzel, an expert on occupational and environmental health at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, outlines five steps that employers and employees can take together to return to work in the safest manner possible. Read more

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Returning to Work Safely in Michigan and across the US

Q&A with Aurora Le

As the US slowly reopens the economy, a variety of new safety measures will be needed to ensure worker safety, from engineering and administrative interventions for entire facilities down to personal protective equipment. These measures are not meant to hinder economic recovery but rather to reduce the incidence and prevalence of infectious disease to protect American workers and their families. Read more