Keeping Supply Chain Workers Safe During the Pandemic


From the moment news of the coronavirus reached the U.S., manufacturing facilities, warehouses and distribution centers and transportation providers began exploring measures to safeguard the health and wellbeing of their employees.

In addition to following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), insurance providers and local government, many organizations also turned to each other to share best practices in prevention, disinfection protocols and illness response. Further, solutions providers have developed and introduced a variety of technologies and equipment—often by expanding the capabilities of existing software and devices—to support organizations seeking to minimize the risks while maintaining productivity and throughput.

Here are 11 measures companies have adopted to keep workers throughout the supply chain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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