Northbrook, Ill.—January 31, 2020—As the cleaning industry worldwide comes together to fight the coronavirus health emergency, the Global BioRisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, is diligently working to educate the industry on best practices for response to the disease. To this end ISSA and the GBAC have released an official statement about the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, also known as the “Wuhan coronavirus,” as well as a tips sheet on personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for coronavirus response work.
The “Recommendations for Personal Protective Equipment for the Cleaning and Forensic Restoration Industry in Response to 2019nCoV (Wuhan Coronavirus)” tips sheet on coronavirus PPE best practices for response and in response to other crises is available for download below.
Coronavirus updates: This is an ISSA resource page for the coronavirus that will be updated with new information as it becomes available. Learn more about coronavirus, declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization, through ISSA’s informational page.