INFLUENZA (FLU) IN THE WORKPLACE
Guidance for Preventing Seasonal Influenza in the Workplace
This page includes links to websites with information about protecting workers from seasonal flu. While each workplace is unique, and a worker’s risk for job-related exposure to flu can vary widely depending on the nature of their job, workplaces should:
- Promote flu vaccination among workers.
- Encourage proper hand and respiratory hygiene / cough etiquette practices.
- Educate workers on flu signs and symptoms.
- Inform workers on what to do if they get sick.
CDC/NIOSH Workplace Guidance
Note: Links to Web sites external to NIOSH do not constitute endorsement of the organizations or their programs or products. NIOSH is not responsible for the content of these Web sites.
The Joint Commission Report: Implementing Hospital Respiratory Protection Programs: Strategies from the Fieldpdf iconexternal icon