HR Templates, Toolkits and Resources

Is your company prepared for a crisis? Though every challenge will be different, a basic response strategy allows you to nimbly adapt to a quickly changing environment. If you’re not sure where to start, a pandemic preparedness plan gives your business a solid foundation for a response to sudden, unexpected events.

Explore Catapult resources below for inspiration and guidance. We’ve thought through everything to help stressful situations be more manageable.

FAQs and Overview
  • COVID Safety Plan and Associated Policies: If you’re starting plans from scratch, our fully customizable template highlights everything you’ll need to develop a robust, compliant pandemic strategy. In addition to linked references to other templates within our COVID Toolkit, this guide includes:
    • Infectious Disease Committee Meeting and Communication Plans
    • Safety procedures involving reopening, travel, in-person meetings and high risk employees
    • Visitor and employee health screening checklists
    • Comprehensive attendance and leave policies

Catapult Tools for Planning to Re-Open:

  • Evaluating COVID Contact and Cases: Stay in better control over your workplace health. This Catapult tool helps establish proper illness responses pertaining to employee quarantine and isolation periods.
  • Re-Opening Checklist: Is your business ready to ask employees to work on-location? We’ve thought through everything you’ll need to consider, including how to gather employee morale opinions and strategies to assess scheduling.
  • Vaccination Planning Tool: Thinking about mandating or requesting the COVID vaccine for employees? There’s a lot to consider, including state laws, employee opinions, accommodations and more. Don’t skip a single detail–use our guide instead!
  • I-9 Temporary Policies FAQ: Certain I-9 policies have temporarily changed as a result of COVID-19. Review our FAQ to make sure your organization is in compliance!
  • Managing Hybrid (Remote/In-Person Staff): Managing a hybrid workplace is new for a lot of leaders. Our guide provides your managers with support as they grow their abilities to engage and lead in a different working atmosphere!

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Exploring Further

CDC: During a pandemic, the CDC will provide important guidance on what safety procedures should be put in place, and whether travel restrictions may apply.

OSHA: OSHA will release information specific to changes in OSHA requirements for reporting or safety.

NCDHHS: The STATE DHHS often will have specific information related to requirements and recommendations for your area.

NC Governor’s Orders: During a pandemic, make sure to look at state and local orders which may affect your business.