- Mitigating COVID-19: These are the women who make up the NIOH COVID-19 Occupational Health Outbreak Response Task Team and link to the url:
- Videos, presentations and audio of all COVID-19 training sessions are available for viewing and for download. Click here to view it now.
- Disaster Management Act (57/2002): Amendment of Regulations issued in terms of Section 27 . To read the LATEST Government Gazette click here.
- The Latest NIOH OccuZone Newsletter - Volume 2 Issue 1 - is now available for download. Click here to read it now.
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OHSS Business Portal – COVID-19 Workplace Surveillance
COVID-19 National Resources: Directives and Guidelines
COVID-19 Workplace Posters and Factsheets
Occupational Health Surveillance
COVID-19 Training -per presenter
COVID-19 Presentations & Videos
Educational Video Resources
COVID-19: What employers need to consider for vulnerable workers
What employers need to know about risk assessment
Steps employers can take when a worker is symptomatic or tests positive for Covid-19 at work
Which workers require medical N95 respirators?
The importance of medical screening in the workplace
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Only employees that are coming into the workplace should be reported for symptom screening.
Vulnerability information must be submitted on all employees.
It will be enforced as long as the Disaster Management Act is in place and may continue depending on the Department of Employment and Labour regulations.
All positive cases should be reported to the NIOH. Records of positive cases and actions taken should be kept at the workplace for audits conducted by DEL
Any person working at the business site will have to be included as employees with the same data submission requirements
Know How it Spreads
- There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
- The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person.
- Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
- These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.