Healthcare ETS

student thinkingNorthampton Community College was awarded a Susan Harwood training grant to provide guidance and training to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and assisted living and personal care facilities employees and employers on OSHA requirements and strategies for worker protection and transmission reduction of COVID-19 in the workplace throughout the Commonwealth.

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare Employees
Delivered on-ground and virtually

Provides an overview of virus characteristics, implementation of infection prevention measures, and appropriate selection and use of personal protective equipment. Also includes risk management methods to inform workers of their COVID-19 responsibilities while working within a healthcare setting to reduce transmission. This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for three and half (3.5) hours of continuing education for all EMS Levels. Course Number: 1000045815.

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare Employers
Delivered on-ground and virtually

In addition to an overview of virus characteristics and infection prevention measures (including PPE), this program will review the role and responsibilities of the safety coordinator with an emphasis on the required COVID-19 prevention plan including:

  • Subpart U—COVID-19 Healthcare ETS
  • OSHA's General Duty clause for COVID-19
  • OSHA recordkeeping and reporting for COVID-19
  • OSHA expectations for worker protection from COVID-19

This course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for four (4) hours of continuing education for all EMS Levels. Course Number: 1000045820.

Local or state government employees are excluded from participating in this training unless they are responsible for occupational safety and health duties within their agency.  View Flyer (PDF)

Training Calendar

Course

Date & Time

Modality

Location/ Platform

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare WORKERS

Weds., Jan. 26,
8:00-11:30am

Virtual

Zoom Webinar

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare EMPLOYERS

Weds., Jan. 26,
12:30-4:30pm

Virtual

Zoom Webinar

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare WORKERS

Tues., Feb. 8, 8:00-11:00am

Virtual

Zoom Webinar

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare EMPLOYERS

Tues., Feb. 8, 12:30-4:30pm

Virtual

Zoom Webinar

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare WORKERS

Weds., April 13, 8-11:30am

On Ground

Harrisburg Area Community College, Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center, Room 211

COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Healthcare EMPLOYERS

Weds., April 13, 12:30-4:30pm

On Ground

Harrisburg Area Community College, Senator John J. Shumaker Public Safety Center, Room 211

This training is presented under grant number SH-36977-HA1 from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.