4.  Reopening Resources

Basic
Readiness
Ready, Set, ... Slow

We like Cushman & Wakefield’s Six Readiness Essentials framework for categorizing next steps:​

 

  1. Prepare the Building

  2. Prepare the Workforce

  3. Control Access

  4. Create a Social Distancing Plan

  5. Reduce TouchPoints and Increase Cleaning

  6. Communicate for Confidence

 

Communication Tools

Message Placement

How COVID-19 Has Impacted Media Consumption, by Generation​​

 

Framing COVID-19 Messages

Frameworks Institute

Crisis Communications

The Communications Network​

 

Effective COVID-19 crisis communication

  1. Don’t over-reassure.

  2. Proclaim uncertainty.

  3. Validate emotions—your audience’s & your own.

  4. Give people things to do.

  5. Admit and apologize for errors.

  6. Share dilemmas.

 

* From The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy 

 
Protecting Your Organization

This is educational content.

It is NOT legal advice.

LEGAL

American Bar Association | Coronavirus Task Force 

Law Firm Resources 

Barnes & Thornburg Restarting Your Business: Employer Considerations Checklist (PDF)

Bloomberg Law Coronavirus Toolkit FREE checklists, forms, and policy samples ​

Littler Law Resources for Employers

 

LABOR & HUMAN RESOURCES

EEOC: What you should know... ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Coronavirus

EEOC: Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the ADA

DoL: OSHA guidance on workplaces, exposure risk, and specific industries

DoL: Wage and Hour Division fact sheets, posters, FAQs, and webinars

Indiana: Department of Labor ​

 

Back-to-Work Checklist | SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) &

Employers Must Investigate Whether Coronavirus Infections Are Work-Related

INSURANCE & LIABILITY

Public Risk Management Association

Nonprofit Risk Management Center

 

Insurance & Risk News

No cover? No reopening | Insurance Business

Companies fear coronavirus liability lawsuits. So far, few exist | Reuters

Insurance broker hit with lawsuit over coronavirus exclusion clause | Insurance Business

The EEOC provides answers to your testing and screening questions

Facility Considerations

PREPARING

Assessment Tool

Institute of American Architects: Re-Occupancy Assessment (PDF)

 

How-tos

Cushman & Wakefield: A How-to Guide for Reopening Your Workplace

The Safe Six Checklist, Retail Readiness Checklist and The 6 Feet Office

 

International Facilities Management Association

Preparedness Center architecture, design, sanitation, and safety resources

Indianapolis Chapter especially Return to Work Planning (Carson Design Assoc.)

Kansas City Chapter

 

HEALTH & SAFETY

This is where you really have to focus on CDC guidance

American Industrial Hygiene Association: ​BACK TO WORK SAFELY

LANDLORDS & TENANTS

Managing Shared Spaces During COVID-19 | The Nonprofit Centers Network

 
Business Examples

​Evolving COVID-19 Responses of World's Largest Companies  | Gallup

A Message about Disney Parks from Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pamela Hymel

Hyatt Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment

strategy, governance & management

for nonprofits, foundations, government & community groups

 

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