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A colleague needs a shower. A co-worker should wear socks. A manager is asking if someone on your HR team might have a word with a particularly smelly associate. As summer nears, how to address the issue of body odor is a real concern in the workplace. Read the rest of the article: How to Talk with a Worker About Body Odor SHRM Attire and Grooming SHRM Sample PolicyI am looking to see how others handle
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SHRM Connect Discussion | Jun 2019 Job Accommodation Network Resources Effective Accommodation Practices Series: Dealing With Hygiene Problems in the Workplace Accommodation Ideas: Body Odor Please complete the
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Articles If you prefer watching and listening, scroll down to the section titled Videos How should we address complaints about an employee's body odor? SHRM What should HR do when an employee's body odor is affecting the workplace? SHRM HRQA Dress code policy: 8 tips to address workplace grooming Insperity Personal hygiene in the workplace HR Simple Videos HR Rescue: Talking to Employees About Personal Hygiene and Body Odor HR Shield (4 minutes) How Do You Tell An Employee They Smell? LEADx (2 minutes) Confronting Body Odor Issues Front Line Leadership (4 minutes) Personal Hygiene in the Workplace National Resource Safety Center (7 minutes) How to Tell Someone They Smell - Follow Our Easy Script Candid Culture (3 minutes) Additional Sample Policies Dress Code & Personal Hygiene Policy Days Hospitality Group Dress Code/Personal Hygiene Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals Standards of Dress and Grooming County of San Bernardino Related Reading Do You Even Work in HR if You've Never ...? SHRM Handling 'Gross' Things Can Be Tricky for HR SHRM Canadian: Introducing The Smell Test: Disciplining An Employee For Body Odour Roper Greyell
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