COVID-19 resources

As a valued partner of SFM, we know that you look to us for expertise and answers. Like many other organizations involved in keeping our communities safe, we at SFM have been keenly following the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Your work comp experts at SFM are prepared as always to address your questions as they arise, including concerns regarding the potential impact of COVID-19 on your workforce and its relationship to workers’ compensation.​ We compiled this list of COVID-19 resources relating to workers' compensation and will add to the list over time. 

Statement on helping employers navigate COVID-19 challenges

COVID-19 related blog posts

Business resumption

How to prepare the workplace for return to work after COVID-19.

 

Temporary MN law change

COVID-19 presumed work-related for certain jobs in Minnesota.

 

Temporary WI law change

COVID-19 presumed work-related for first responders in Wisconsin.

 

Infectious diseases

Considerations on eligibility of work comp for infectious diseases.

FFCRA answers

Questions and answers on the new COVID-19 relief law.

Working from home

Answers to work comp liability questions when working from home.

Ergonomics at home

How to set up a safe, ergonomic workspace when working from home.

COVID-19 workers' compensation print resources

COVID-19 back to work poster

Poster with tips for when employees return to the workplace after the COVID-19 quarantine.

COVID-19 back to work poster

Poster with tips for when employees return to the workplace after the COVID-19 quarantine.

Infectious disease & work comp

Description of the MN workers' compensation law changes in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Infectious disease handout

State law addresses how workers' comp medical and wage-loss benefits apply when illnesses are contracted by or passed among workers.

Furloughed employee class code due to COVID-19 memo

Furloughed employee memo

Memo that discusses a new classification code for furloughed employees due to COVID-19.

SFM CEO message

Message from SFM President & CEO Terry Miller on COVID-19.

Working from home resources

Home ergonomics presentation

Presentation that addresses common sources of work at home discomfort, provides education and offers ideas to improve your home work space when working from home during COVID-19. 

Ergonomic workstation handout

Handout used to illustrate appropriate positions and postures while sitting or standing at a workstation. Gives specifics on angles of worker and equipment.

Home office ergonomic tips

With the COVID-19 outbreak, many employees are working from home for the first time. Follow these tips when setting up your home office with the proper ergonomics in mind.

Get up and move poster

This poster illustrates warm-up exercises and stretches that employees can do during breaks. It's recommended to get up at least every hour to move your body, even when working at home. 

Websites for more information

All SFM COVID-19 print resources

See the list of all of the COVID-19-related resources in our resource catalog below. Or visit the resource catalog to search for specific resources.

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