A written safety plan that outlines the policies, guidelines and procedures put in place to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission signals that the business has done its homework and that workers and visitors can enter the workplace with confidence.
In our fast paced and ever changing world it is also important to avoid being locked into a single culture in a manner that does not allow for change. The best culture is the best culture at this time, but that doesn’t mean it will be the best culture tomorrow.
Having too many policies can burden your organization, but having too few exposes it to unnecessary risk. That means we need to prioritize which policies we will develop (or revise) first.