Nevada SCATS Unveils New COVID-19 Informational Video and Online Resources Page


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Teri Williams
Public Information Officer
702-486-0407
Las Vegas, NV - April 08, 2020

The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations has created a new informational video containing key resources, current regulations and important workplace safety details to ultimately protect the safety and health of Nevada’s essential workforce during the current pandemic. The video resides on SCATS’ new COVID-19 resources page, which is designed to keep Nevada’s employers and employees updated on the latest information and guidance surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.  

“We want to be sure that we’re doing everything in our power to equip employers with the knowledge and resources necessary to keep their employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said SCATS Chief Administrative Officer, Todd Schultz. “SCATS and our partners are closely monitoring the situation and tracking the newest guidelines from trusted organizations, including the CDC and OSHA. Our informational video covers recommendations for some of Nevada’s most popular essential industries.”

The webpage showcases the informational video covering many topic relevant to workplace health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include the State of Nevada’s COVID-19 informational website, CDC interim guidance for businesses and employees, and OSHA state and national resources and more. The page also features links to various informational websites including the State of Nevada’s COVID-19 informational website, CDC interim guidance for businesses and employees, and OSHA state and national resources. The page additionally offers a library of PDF documents covering guidance and regulations surrounding COVID-19. Visitors to the page can find key information on the current state of emergency, and up-to-date guidelines for businesses in a variety of crucial industries, including food service, mining, manufacturing, construction and more.

For more information on SCATS, including details on COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, resources and other materials offered by SCATS free of charge, please call 1-877-4SAFENV or visit www.4safenv.state.nv.us/covid-19.

About Nevada’s Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS)

The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS), part of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations, provides free and confidential consultation and safety services to assist businesses in Nevada to be incompliance with OSHA standards. SCATS’ top priority is to help Nevada businesses keep their employees safe and offers on-site consultation services designed to help employers recognize and control potential safety and health hazards at their workplaces, improve their safety and health programs, and assist in training employees. SCATS also offers Workplace Safety and Health Training classes in Northern and Southern Nevada. Bilingual services are also available. For more information visit: http://www.4safenv.state.nv.us/ At the time of initial publication of this press release, the Nevada on-site consultation program is funded by a cooperative agreement for $625,200 in federal funds, or 27.7% of the program budget. No program funding is received from non-governmental sources.

    

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