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W050509 H1 N1 Final

  1. 1. SHRM Poll: The H1N1 Virus—Is Your Workplace Prepared?<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Definition<br /><ul><li>The virus commonly known as the swine flu or swine influenza is referred to as the H1N1 virus throughout this presentation.</li></li></ul><li>Summary: What, if anything, is your organization doing or planning to do to reduce the spread of the H1N1 virus in the workplace?<br />3<br />Top strategies and programs currently in place:<br />Monitoring the H1N1 virus situation by following the guidance from the CDC, WHO, etc. = 70%<br />Educating employees on flu prevention measures = 63%<br />Developed an employee communication strategy related to the H1N1 virus = 57%<br />Making hand sanitizer, other disinfectants, masks and other flu prevention tools readily available across the organization = 54%<br />Frequently disinfecting common areas in the office = 52%<br />Planned top strategies and programs:<br />Sending employees who come to work with flu and cold-like symptoms home = 30%<br />Setting up telecommuting options for employees if there is a H1N1 virus outbreak in your local area/region = 24%<br />Frequently disinfecting common areas in the office = 17%<br />Educating employees on flu prevention measures = 15%<br />
  3. 3. What, if anything, is your organization doing or planning to do to reduce the spread of the H1N1 virus in the workplace? <br />4<br />Note: “Not applicable” responses were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.<br />
  4. 4. What, if anything, is your organization doing or planning to do to reduce the spread of the H1N1 virus in the workplace? (Continued) <br />5<br />Note: “Not applicable” responses were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.<br />
  5. 5. What, if anything, is your organization doing or planning to do to reduce the spread of the H1N1 virus in the workplace? (Continued) <br />6<br />Note: “Not applicable” responses were excluded from this analysis. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.<br />
  6. 6. How much of a negative impact do you think the H1V1 epidemic will have on your organization’s overall business operations?<br />7<br />Note: (n=456) <br />
  7. 7. How much of a negative impact do you think the H1V1 epidemic will have on your organization’s overall business operations? (By organizational sector, organization staff size and multinational workforce)<br />8<br />Difference by organizational sector:<br /><ul><li>Privately owned for-profit organizations (64%) were more likely than nonprofit organizations (47%) to report that the H1V1 epidemic had no negative impact on the overall business operations.</li></ul>Differences by organization staff size:<br /><ul><li>Small-staff-sized organizations (68%) were more likely than large-staff-sized organizations (41%) to report that the H1V1 epidemic had no negative impact on the overall business operations.</li></ul>Difference by multinational workforce:<br />Organizations with U.S.-based operations (59%) were more likely than multinational organizations (50%) to report the epidemic had no negative impact on the overall business operations.<br />
  8. 8. Does your organization have a disaster preparedness plan in place (e.g., a plan for what to do in case of an emergency or disaster) that would go into effect if there were to be an H1N1 virus outbreak in a region where your company has offices/business units?<br />9<br />Note: (n=460) <br />
  9. 9. Does your organization have a disaster preparedness plan in place (e.g., a plan for what to do in case of an emergency or disaster) that would go into effect if there were to be an H1N1 virus outbreak in a region where your company has offices/business units? (By organizational sector and organization staff size)<br />10<br />
  10. 10. What is included in your disaster preparedness plan?<br />11<br />Components of disaster preparedness plan:<br />Emergency communication plan<br />99% of respondents reported an emergency communication plan was part of their organization’s disaster preparedness plan.<br />Business continuity plan<br />95% indicated a business continuity plan was a feature of their disaster preparedness plan.<br />Note: Only respondents who indicated that their organization had a disaster preparedness plan in place answered this question.“Not sure” responses were excluded from this analysis. <br />
  11. 11. Has there been a confirmed diagnosis of H1N1 virus in:<br />12<br />Note: Not sure” responses were excluded from this analysis. <br />
  12. 12. Demographics: Organizational Industry<br />13<br />Note: (n=391) Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.<br />
  13. 13. Demographics: Organizational Industry (Continued)<br />14<br />Note: (n=457) Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.<br />
  14. 14. Demographics: Organizational Sector<br />15<br />Note: (n=453)<br />
  15. 15. Demographics: Organization Staff Size<br />16<br />Note: (n=443)<br />
  16. 16. Demographics: Organization Region<br />17<br />Note: (n=437)<br />
  17. 17. Demographics: U.S.-Based or Multinational Operations<br />18<br />Note: (n=453)<br />
  18. 18. 19<br />SHRM Poll: The H1N1 Virus—Is Your Workplace Prepared?<br />Methodology<br />Response rate = 17%<br />Sample comprised on 462 randomly selected HR professionals from SHRM’s membership<br />Margin of error is +/- 4 <br />Survey fielded April 29–May 5, 2009<br />

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