Science Blog Post: Research Questions for Aerosol Scientists Addressing
COVID-19 and the Workplace
A new NIOSH Science Blog post presents questions
surrounding COVID-19 transmission in droplets and aerosols containing
SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and provides suggestions for
future research topics.
Eight Transit-related Fact Sheets
recently published eight transit-related fact sheets with COVID-19
Fitness Center Fact Sheets
published two fact sheets for gym and fitness center employees and employers with suggestions for preventing
the spread of COVID-19 .
Protection Resources in Long-term Care—Recorded Webinar
On this recorded webinar, a panel of speakers from
NIOSH, OSHA, and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill discuss how
long-term care facilities can implement respiratory protection programs
to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
11:00–11:30 a.m. and 10:00–10:30 p.m. (EDT): COVID-19 Prevention and
Mitigation: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the CDC Discuss Impacts
of COVID-19 in the Maritime Industry
by the ABS, this webinar presents information for preventing COVID-19
exposure and mitigating the impacts after exposure for operational and
contingency planning. NIOSH and ABS speakers will discuss recommended
control measures and how they can be practically applied onboard a vessel
or offshore asset. Registration is required.
2:00–3:30 p.m. (EDT): Sharing Science and Lessons Learned: COVID-19 and
including NIOSH experts, will summarize the 2020 wildland fire season and
provide updates on COVID-19, current CDC testing strategies and guidance,
and current infection prevention procedures. Registration is required.
3:00–4:15 p.m. (EDT): Guidance for Maintaining Safe Mass Transit
Operations Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
panel from NIOSH and Virginia Tech will present updated guidance on
employee medical surveillance and testing, controlling COVID-19
transmission in mass transit operations, and new insights on air flow and
options for physical barriers as engineering-based mitigation strategies.
Registration is required.