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... 32 C H A P T E R 6 When faced with a disease outbreak with many unknowns and a work setting that provides greater potential to contract the disease, ensuring that a sufficient and healthy workforce exists to support the organization's needs presents many challenges. This section is intended to provide those involved in transportation emergency challenges the tools to identify and address the issues associated with workforce protection and management during an infectious disease outbreak.
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... Workforce 33 Questions to consider when forming human resource policies include: • Ability of staff to perform nontraditional essential job functions safely and effectively • How to address refusal to do work based on concern for personal safety • Needs for reasonable accommodation • Compliance with standards associated with tasks (e.g., respiratory protection) Family Preparedness Family preparedness is instrumental to ensuring that a healthy staff is available and prepared to work during a pandemic.
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... 34 A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response Exhibit 27. Additional resources for workforce preparedness.

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