The Alabama Technology Network (ATN), an entity of the Alabama Community College System and local MEP center, developed a Return to Work Plan as a response to COVID-19 to help guide small business and industry in their effort to resume operations. ATN’s plan is based on COVID-19 guidance and best practices as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Alabama Department of Public Health and other governmental regulations and guidelines as announced. This plan is available to anyone that seeks direction on employees returning to work. In addition, ATN staff, who has extensive manufacturing experience in Environmental Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene and Food Safety will be available to answer any questions remotely and aid individual companies with a personalized plan. For questions regarding the Return to Work Plan or to receive a personalized plan for your company, please contact As the MEP (Manufacturing Extension Partnership) center in Alabama, ATN provides companies with services and access to public and private resources to enhance growth, improve productivity, reduce costs and expand capacity.


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