Amended Policy to Infectious Disease 9/21/2020
Adams Publishing Group strives to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all Associates. This exposure policy to infectious diseases including the pandemic COVID-19 outlines our overall response to an outbreak. It outlines specific steps Adams Publishing Group takes to safeguard Associates’ health and well-being during an infectious disease outbreak while ensuring Adams Publishing Group’s ability to maintain essential operations and continue providing essential services to our customers.
Infection Control Measures
Adams Publishing Group takes a number of steps to minimize to the extent practicable exposure to and spread of infection in the workplace. These steps include;
APG Covid-19 Associate possible exposure to COVID-19
It is the Associates’ responsibility to practice COVID-19 safety measures while not on company time. As appropriate, Adams Publishing Group recommends that Associates follow the CDC and OSHA guidelines to protect themselves outside of the workplace.
APG Covid-19 Associates who test positive for COVID-19
Family Medical Leave
If applicable, Adams Publishing Group places on family and medical leave any Associates who fall ill with an infectious disease or must be absent from work to care for an infected family member. Adams Publishing Group requires such employees to notify APG as soon as possible of need for family and medical leave. Adams Publishing Group allows Associates to use accrued paid PTO if they have it for Family Medical Leave. Adams Publishing Group requires Associates to take unpaid Family and Medical Leave once all accrued paid leave is used.