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Workplace Interventions in Response to COVID-19: an Occupational Health Psychology Perspective

Chang, C. H., Shao, R., Wang, M., Baker, N. M.

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Organizational Change/ Development
Economic Stability
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article recognizes the challenges and describes the adaptations necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. It also emphasizes employee mental health needs. A theoretical framework for organizational interventions is included that utilizes an Occupational Health Psychology approach. The proposed interventions focus on 8 key topics, such as physical health and safety, and psychological wellbeing, in addition to a tiered structure (primary, secondary, and tertiary) of proposed intervention activities that scale based on need.

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Improve Organizational Infrastructure

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