COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resource Materials

COVID-19 Training for Onsite Workers – This brief training is for all UW-Madison employees and researchers who work on campus. This training is required for all CoE researchers and personnel returning to CoE buildings for phase 1 research activities. The training will help you understand COVID-19 symptoms, how to self-monitor, use of face coverings, how to safely navigate around campus, and cleaning surfaces. (6.3.20)

Phase 1 Researchers and Employees Returning to College of Engineering Buildings – Memo from CoE Research Services, CoE Safety and CoE Facilities about returning to the buildings, masks, and custodial services. (6.3.20)

Q&A for Research Restart Webinar: Webex webinar held for those interested in asking questions about Phase 1 research, safety, facilities or human resources (recorded on 6.4.20)

Guidance for Vendors:  CoE Safety’s guidance for bringing contractors, installers, technicians, etc., and research collaborators into CoE buildings and labs during Phase One Covid-19 operations. (6.11.20)

PPE requests during Phase 1 Operations – If you are unable to source PPE through MDS, please use the Emergency Operations Center personal protective equipment  request website. If the request is accepted, it will be filled with no more than a 2-4 week supply based on availability. (5.10.20)

UW-Madison Public Health Protocols for Reopening – High-level overview of campus public health protocols designed by UW-Environment, Health and Safety to support the resumption of UW-Madison research activities and other approved UW-Madison activities under Phase 1 of the reopening process. (6.8.20)

Vehicular Travel for Research: Document which describes precautions needed for traveling to a field research site during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Includes discussion of vehicle occupancy, use of face coverings, and disinfection practices. (6.18.20)

Return to Lab Checklist  – Researchers returning to the lab should use this checklist to help them bring labs up to speed safely. (5.14.20)

Map of Designated Entrances to College of Engineering Buildings – Entry is at the main ADA-compliant entrances. All other doors to exterior are exit only. (6.1.20)

How to Wear a Face Mask Properly – The CDC made the recommendation after research found that a significant portion of people with coronavirus do not have any symptoms and that people can spread the virus before showing symptoms. Wearing a face covering is another way that we can avoid unknowingly spreading the disease. Face masks are required in CoE buildings during phase 1 return to research operations. (5.25.20)

How to Wear Your Ear Savers – Ear Savers take pressure and friction off the ears, making all masks more comfortable and can help masks fit tighter to your face. (5.25.20)

Lab Occupancy Sign – Use this template to post how many researchers are expected to be in the lab during Phase 1 research operations. (6.3.20)

CoE Phased Resumption of Research Activities Memorandum – CoE Safety and Research Services guidance in preparing Phase 1 Return to Research requests. (5.18.20)

OVCRGE Research Restart message to PI’s – OVCRGE comments on returning for Phase 1 Return to Research activities. (6.2.20)

Phase 2 changes and process for approval – Updates and guidance for PI’s for submitting a Phase 2 plan. (7.8.20)

If you have any questions or concerns please contact:
Jesse Decker
Director for Safety
jjdecker2@wisc.edu