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In January 2021, as per President Biden’s Executive Order to protect health care workers from COVID-19 exposure, OSHA has promulgated an extensive and comprehensive standard for employers. This includes a workplace safety plan, policies and procedures, employee removal from the workplace and explicit personal protective equipment practice. Homecare and hospice care are specifically mentioned throughout this document.
Join us as we discuss how this standard intersects with other OSHA standards to create the first document with firm guidance for COVID-19.
About the Speaker
Barbara B. Citarella, RN, BSN, MS, CHCE, NHDP-BC
President & CEO, RBC Limited Healthcare & Management Consultants
With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is internationally known for her expertise in the areas of infection control, leadership and disaster preparedness. As the only recognized expert in the area of home care and hospice disaster planning, she provides education not only to home care and hospice industry but to law enforcement, government agencies, health care providers, private sector, first responders, national and state associations. Barbara was part of the Department of Homeland Security’s committee to rewrite the National Response Plan document and the DHS Disaster Preparedness Guidelines for people with special needs.
She is an internationally known speaker and has presented well over 500 keynote addresses and workshops.