004 A biosecurity expert explains the key elements of a “Back to Work Safe” plan

Key insights from an expert on how to resume operations safely during the pandemic. Every business manager currently tasked with implementing a plan to bring the workforce back will benefit from the advice of professor Terri Rebmann of St Louis University. An expert on biosecurity and infection control, Dr Rebmann helped SLU implement a bold,


003 What the heck does an Epidemiologist do, and what is Epidemiology?

In this episode Robert Tercek introduces the Chief Clinical Advisor for the COVID SMART Program, Angela Vassallo, MPH, MS, CIC, FAPIC. This lively discussion covers the origins of epidemiology as the cornerstone of modern public health in the context of the history of disease prevention. Citing examples from her own experience, Angela explains the


002 Essential Elements of Your Back-to-Work Plan with Nancy Inesta

In this episode, labor attorney Nancy Inesta provides practical tips and detailed guidance on how to design and implement new workplace guidelines for businesses that seek to bring back workers during the pandemic. The task is more complex because other, longstanding workplace rules and regulations must also be maintained. Inesta emphasizes the importance of


001 Answering Five Key Questions about Returning Workers during the Pandemic

In this episode, attorney Michael Schmidt offers key questions for managers to consider before they commit to re-opening the business and bringing workers back to the workplace? Who is going to be returning, the entire workforce or a subset of workers? What physical modifications to the workplace are necessary? What policies and rules must