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COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance

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Workplace Guidelines And Safety

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    We're all anxious to get Michigan back to work, but we must ensure that we are properly prepared to reopen our economy safely. Learn more about how we can do that by checking out our resources for your industry, or for industry as a whole.

    General Business Resources

General Workplace Safety Resources

Safety Grants

COVID-19 Safety Grants

  • With employers across the state working to keep their employees, customers and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Michigan has launched Michigan COVID-19 Safety Grant Program. These grants will provide small businesses matching funds – up to $10,000 – to decrease the risk of COVID-19 spread through safety and health-related equipment purchased and training in response to COVID-19.

    The initial grant application window will be open from Monday, July 27 through Friday, August 7, 2020, with awards given shortly thereafter.

    Apply for the COVID-19 Safety Grant 

    Learn more about the grant program


Where Can My Business Purchase PPE

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    Are you in need of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) including face masks, face shields, gloves and goggles as your business transitions to in-person operations over the coming weeks? Pure Michigan Business Connect is offering a procurement program to assist businesses in accessing non-medical grade Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to keep their employees and customers safe as they begin resuming in-person operations, as is required by Executive Order 2020-97.

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Suitable Work or Refusal to Work

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    The Unemployment Insurance Agency (UIA) has developed new guidance on Suitable Work and Refusal of Work for workers and employers.

    While the guidance reminds employers of their obligations to follow workplace safety laws and guidance related to COVID-19, it also focuses on policy that expanding good-cause related to COVID-19 for employees who refuse offers of work and seek to continue receiving unemployment benefits.  

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