OSHIFY Corporation v2.0
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2023
Centralized Hazard Control-OSHIFY v2.0

Sick Employees

Not coming into work when you are sick is an important safety procedure to prevent the spread of illnesses in the workplace. Here is a safety procedure that can help employees understand the importance of staying home when they are sick:

  1. Recognize symptoms: Employees should recognize symptoms of illnesses, including fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, and fatigue.
  2. Notify supervisor: Employees should notify their supervisor if they are sick and unable to come into work, and provide information on their symptoms.
  3. Stay home: Employees should stay home if they are sick, to prevent the spread of illness to coworkers and customers.
  4. Seek medical attention: Employees should seek medical attention if their symptoms are severe or if they have a fever, and follow medical advice on when it is safe to return to work.
  5. Follow sick leave policy: Employees should follow the sick leave policy of their workplace, including any requirements for doctor's notes or documentation.
  6. Practice good hygiene: Employees should practice good hygiene to prevent the spread of illness, including washing hands regularly, covering coughs and sneezes with a tissue or elbow, and avoiding close contact with others.
  7. Communicate with coworkers: Employees should communicate with their coworkers to inform them of their absence and provide updates on their health status.

By following this safety procedure, employees can help prevent the spread of illnesses in the workplace and promote a healthy work environment. Recognizing symptoms, notifying supervisors, staying home, seeking medical attention, following sick leave policy, practicing good hygiene, and communicating with coworkers are all important steps to promote safety and prevent the spread of illness.

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