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Keeping Your Business and People Safe When Returning to Work

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Keeping Your Business and People Safe When Returning to Work

Join the Chamber and attorneys Mark W. Freel and Rufino Gaytán III from Locke Lord for a conversation on returning to work from COVID-19 and associated issues that employers will face, including potential liability issues. Gain insights into implementation of the Governor’s re-opening plans and Executive Orders, the Workers’ Compensation Act, OSHA regulations and more. View the slides here.
Introduction to Local OSHA Resources in Rhode Island
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrative, and work practice controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as considerations for doing so.
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Returning to Work and Developing Your Talent Pipeline

Join Laurie White and Nina Pande, Executive Director at Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, for a conversation about talent sourcing during this time. Laurie and Nina discuss the current challenges with returning to work and uncover insights into developing the right talent pipeline for your business.
Fire Works Catering: Mother’s Day Menus –
Breakfasts, Brunches, Cookout Kit and Dinner Buffets!

Celebrating mom is easy with special curbside pickup meals by Fire Works Catering. Please place your order by 12 p.m. on Friday, May 8th. Pick up on Saturday May 9th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or Sunday May 10th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Mother’s Day Treat from Pranzi
Get your Mother’s Day dinner delivered from Pranzi Saturday or Sunday. Curbside pick up also available. Check out their menu.
What You Need to Know About Providence Slow Streets
A message from Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza: Providence Slow Streets, which launched on Saturday May 2, will create over a dozen miles of low traffic, reduced speed roadways in select neighborhoods across the city. Additionally, select greenspaces and parks as well as off-road paths across Providence will be open for active use by local residents only. The temporary road closures will be in effect 24 hours a day until further notice.
There’s Still Time To Register For Tuesday’s Open Q&A Session
With SBA New England Regional Administrator – May 5 at 10 a.m.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to have an unscripted, open Q&A session with Wendell Davis, SBA Regional Administrator for New England. Mr. Davis, along with RI District Director and CT Interim District Director Mark S. Hayward, and the RI Small Business Development Center’s State Director, Ed Huttenhower, will field your questions on SBA programs to aid small business recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak.