In the return-to-work phase, many companies will choose to screen employees by taking temperatures with no-contact thermometers. These devices can be important tools, but there are some important details to consider as you choose devices and implement policies.
On Husch Blackwell’s Byte Back blog, our colleagues David Stauss, Malia Rogers, and Megan Herrwalk through key issues to consider, including:
- What kinds of devices are available to take employee temperatures
- U.S. privacy law implications of using these thermometers
- EEOC guidance for protecting employee information
- Best practices for choosing and using these no-contact temperature-taking devices