This resource discusses some of the psychological hazards associated with returning to the workplace during or following a pandemic, offering suggestions on how to help workers cope with the related stress and anxiety.
Respiratory viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses, can cause common colds, seasonal flu and public health outbreaks. This bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace.
Lack of activity can lead to a loss of fitness or ability, which can increase the chance of injury. Workers resuming work after a period away may need to take additional steps to limit the potential for injuries.