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OpenWHO Course: COVID-19 and work: Staying healthy and safe at work during the pandemic

The WHO has developed an online course on COVID-19 and work. In this two hours lasting course, 5 video modules are included.

The first module is about infection prevention and control in the workplace, the second module focuses on risk assessment and transmission of COVID-19 at the workplace, the third modele learns you how to respond on COVID-19 at the workplace, the fourth module provides advice on safer and healthier teleworking and the last module includes advice on making your workplace COVID-19 proof and how to prepare on returning to work.

Joining this course is for free on the WHO Platform OpenWHO website (  For this course, it is possible to gain a Record of Achievement certificate when you manage to earn at least 80 percent of the maximum number points from all graded assignments.





Original Authors:

World Health Organization (WHO)

Original affiliation, ownership:

World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

Year of publication:


Charge for use or free:

Free of charge


Target group(s):

Workers or managers; or in vocational training, non-OSH-expert professionals, OSH experts; or in training

Usefulness for non-OSH-expert professionals:

More or less useful for non-OSH-expert professionals in health care or other sectors; or in training

Time demand to complete the lesson or course:

2 hours


Intellectual property and copyright:

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