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Working Safely During COVID-19

Working Safely During COVID-19

Safety for University of Maryland Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Also available in Spanish.


What is the difference between a face covering, a surgical mask, and a respirator?

Staying Safe During COVID-19 Training


Preparing workplaces for COVID-19

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has information for preparing workplaces for COVID-19. Included in that information are the four OSHA worker exposure risk categories and information for supervisors for how to evaluate and help reduce that risk. The information can be found at  (Spanish -

Cleaning and Disinfection

ALERT: Fumigation and wide-area spraying are not appropriate tools for cleaning contaminated surfaces - US EPA

The EPA does not recommend the use of fumigation (fogging) or wide-area spraying to control COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that you clean contaminated surfaces with liquid products, such as those provided on List N, to prevent the spread of disease.

Respirators, Face Masks, N95 Facepiece


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