New Mexico COVID Training for Businesses

Governor Grisham's reopening plan for New Mexico outlines Safe Practices applicable to all employers, as well as industry-specific COVID guidelines. The Safe Practices for all businesses are divided into two sections––requirements and encouraged best practices. Businesses not in compliance can now be fined up to $5,000 a day.

The New Mexico COVID requirements entail training all employees on hygiene and sanitation best practices, screening employees before they enter the workplace (verbal or written), maintaining 6 feet of distance, and encouraging employees to work remotely as much as possible. Posting signage and developing more stringent safety and disinfecting protocols is required for public-facing industries such as retail and restaurants.

Opus has developed COVID training programs that comply with both New Mexico COVID guidelines and OSHA safety requirements. Opus's text-based training is accessible to your employees and enables you to promote a safe workplace for your staff and customers.

NM COVID Requirements

New Mexico COVID guidelines and requirements vary by industry. The following protocols are required for all food services and essential services workers.

Health & safety

PPE provided by employer to employees

Masks worn by employees to enter

Masks worn by customers to enter

Temperature check for employees to enter

Temperature checks for customers to enter

Health screening for employee

Illness reporting by employee

Illness reporting by customer

Planning & procedure

Social distancing (at least 6 ft) by employees and customers

COVID training for employees

COVID preparedness plan

Visible signage about COVID protocols

Contact tracing plan

Indoor dining

For restaurants

Indoor dining is permitted in all food and drink establishments but is limited to 25% capacity. Local breweries are limited to 50% capacity for both indoor and outdoor dining.

Data as of 9/21/2020

Citations and fines

Businesses face fines of up to $5,000 per violation for not complying with New Mexico COVID guidelines.

As of 10/22/2020

Opus COVID Training

Opus provides high-impact COVID training for employees delivered over text message. Our COVID training program is based on the latest OSHA, CDC, and WHO guidelines and directly addresses New Mexico COVID guidelines, with trainings on:

Face coverings and gloves

Social distancing at work

Customer service during COVID

Health screenings

Reporting illness

Personal hygiene & coming to work

How it works

Sign Up Quickly and Securely

Managers invite employees to training via mobile. Employees sign up over text message or WhatsApp.

Get Micro-Lessons Daily

At the start of each workday, employees complete 3-minute micro-lessons.

Acknowledge and Reward

Your team learns quickly and gets personalized, digital certificates. So does your business!

Supporting businesses through reopening

The simplicity of employees going directly to their phones not needing a login is worth its weight in gold. Opus ensured everybody was getting the same information, that we could just follow up and make sure that our employees were all on the same page and understood the basics of COVID-19 and how to handle that in the restaurant.

Barret, Senior Director of Training

Training Thousands of Employees Up and Down the Supply Chain

Prioritize safe reopening

$4 per employee/month billed annually

$5 per employee billed monthly

🍔  Now free for local independent restaurants!