Prepare Your Employees and Your Business for Pandemic Flu with Help from the American Red Cross and OSHA

In June, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 6—a designation indicating that a global pandemic is underway. More than 170 countries are now reporting cases of H1N1 Influenza, a virus the WHO anticipates will persist into the upcoming influenza season. As health experts around the world seek to better understand the scope and severity of the flu pandemic, this is a critical time for businesses to review and update their emergency preparedness plans. Join experts from the American Red Cross and OSHA for a free Webcast on flu preparedness, where you’ll hear about the latest developments and resources available to help you:

  • Educate employees about how to prepare for and respond effectively to pandemic flu.
  • Aid in business sustainability in the face of pandemic flu.
  • Learn about OSHA’s new pandemic flu products and resources.
This Webcast will also provide you with an orientation to a new American Red Cross pandemic flu preparedness program that you can deliver to your employees. The program covers:
  • What to expect during a flu pandemic.
  • The difference between seasonal flu and pandemic flu.
  • How the influenza virus spreads.
  • Steps to reduce the spread of flu in the workplace.
  • What questions to ask about workplace policies, practices and protocols related to the potential of a flu pandemic.


The first 100 people to register for the Webcast will receive a free Germ Guard Pack with N95 mask. To promote healthier environments, the American Red Cross has developed a Germ Guard Personal Protection Pack to help combat the spread of germs and block airborne particles. The contents provide increased protection at work, home, school or on the go, and the lightweight design makes it easy to grab, pack and carry. Speakers: Experts from the American Red Cross and OSHA