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Name of Policy NY HERO ACT Model Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Prevention Plan
Effective Date 2021-08-06
Purpose The purpose of this plan is to protect employees against exposure and disease during an airborne infectious disease outbreak. This plan goes into effect when an airborne infectious disease is designated by the New York State Commissioner of Health as a highly contagious communicable disease that presents a serious risk of harm to the public health. This plan is subject to any additional or greater requirements arising from a declaration of a state of emergency due to an airborne infectious disease, as well as any applicable federal standards.
Statutes and Regulations NYS Departments of Health and Labor
Approving Body Compliance, Employment & Workplace, Students,
Department Executive Vice Presidents Office
Policy Owner EVP
Public Yes