According to OSHA, if there’s a lot of COVID going around the area where you work, the level of COVID risk your type of job has depends on three factors:
Whether you have to work with people who have COVID.
How close you have to be to other people, and for how long.
How much fresh air there is where you work.
Very high risk
These are jobs that require interaction with people who have COVID. They are mostly health-care jobs.
These kinds of jobs require lots of contact with coworkers or the public over a long period of time. They also take place indoors, in areas without much fresh air. Examples are:
These jobs require close contact with coworkers or the public, but they happen in places with lots of fresh air. Examples are:
Some retail stores
Some grocery stores
These jobs do not require contact with others. They are typically office jobs that can be done from home.