Swine Flu in the Workplace: Pandemic preparedness resources

Swine flu, or Influenza H1N1, is a major health concern that continues to top the headlines. Although not yet classified as a pandemic, there is imminent potential for a change in status. Securing the health and safety of an organization and the people that make it work is an employer’s responsibility, and businesses should be prepared for a worst-case scenario. If your organization already has a pandemic plan in place, this is a good time to review and update contingencies, to provide resources for concerned employees and to ensure business continuity.

Information and resources are available to help minimize the impact on your workforce by the Influenza H1N1 virus as well as by other potential pandemic threats.