We recognize returning to the workplace may be a concern for some employees. The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In following guidance from Santa Clara County Public Health, the university is implementing new protocols and…Read full answer about If I am directed to report to work on-site, but I am not comfortable doing so, what are my options?
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To support employees during this period of uncertainty, the university has created new interim policies, effective September 1. Employees should consult with their supervisor to discuss options such as flexible work arrangements, personal leave, Paid Family Leave if eligible,…Read full answer about What are my options if I am unable to fully work due to child care responsibilities at home or other factors?
An FTE reduction occurs when an employee’s standard work hours, or Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), is adjusted from full-time to part-time. An employee’s work hours may be reduced for a temporary duration or permanently.Read full answer about What is an FTE reduction?
For managers with employees who don’t have access to computers, please contact Heather Perry (email@example.com) in Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S). A PowerPoint slide version of the COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training course can be made available in…Read full answer about How can employees who do not have access to computers take the required COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training?
Yes, you are allowed to wear a personally owned cloth face covering. There are several options for face coverings, as long as they cover the nose and mouth. Face coverings can be made of a variety of cloth materials, such…Read full answer about Can I wear my own face covering?
Many of our graduate students at Stanford are supported by research assistantships, fellowships and teaching assistantships. The provost has reassured all students that if they were offered TA, CA, or RA support for spring quarter, that support will be forthcoming.Read full answer about If I’m on a TAship or RAship, will my funding be dropped? What if the class I was supposed to TA is canceled?
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Consult the product label for the contact time or dwell time. Cleaning wipes do not kill the virus, so be sure to use disinfecting wipes and follow the instructions carefully. Disinfecting wipes must remain wet to be effective. Be sure…Read full answer about How long does it take for a disinfectant to kill the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)?
The virus is effectively killed by using 10% freshly prepared bleach, 70% ethanol, or disinfecting wipes. Virkon-S is a safe disinfectant for use around animal areas.Read full answer about Which disinfectants kill the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)?
Wear disposable gloves and eye protection when disinfecting surfaces, and ensure the area has good ventilation. If the area does not have good ventilation, disinfect and leave the area until the surfaces have dried. Discard gloves after each cleaning and…Read full answer about What is the recommended practice for disinfecting surfaces?