COVID-19 Resources for Warehouse Workers

If you do not feel safe at work contact us at info@warehouseworkersstandup.org or (973) 735-6514 

New Regulations for Warehouses in NJ

Executive Order 122, starting Friday April 10 at 8pm, Warehouses in New Jersey must at minimum adhere to the following:

  • Prohibits non-essential visitors from entering the building
  • Limit meetings to fewer than 10 people
  • Require individuals to maintain six feet or more distance between them wherever possible
  • Stagger work start and stop times where practicable
  • Stagger lunch breaks
  • Restrict the number of individuals who can access common areas concurrently
  • Businesses must provide cloth face coverings and gloves, at their expense. Workers and visitors required to wear them.
  • Require infection control practices (regular hand washing, etc.)
  • Limit sharing of tools, equipment and machinery
  • Require frequent sanitization of high-touch areas like restrooms, breakrooms, equipment and machinery
  • Immediately separate and send home workers who appear to have symptoms consistent with COVID-19
  • Promptly Notify workers of any known exposure to COVID-19 at the worksite
  • Clean and disinfect the worksite in accordance with CDC guidelines
  • Have sufficient staffing levels carry out cleaning in a way that maintains safety of all workers in the facility.

If your employer is not following these practices, or if you want more information, please contact us at info@warehouseworkersstandup.org or (973) 735-6514.

Resources for NJ Warehouse Workers:

See here for an explanation of the benefits available to NJ workers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

Proposed COVID-19 Protections for Warehouse Workers