OSHA has released an emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 for healthcare and updated its guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace for all other industries.
OSHA is now advising employers to refer to last week's Center for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that fully vaccinated individuals may stop wearing masks or maintaining physical distance in most settings.
A first-in-the-nation law will soon require New York businesses to create and adopt mandatory safety standards for all airborne infectious diseases, including COVID-19.
OSHA has launched a new nationwide program focusing enforcement efforts on protecting high-risk employees from contracting the coronavirus while also protecting them from retaliation for complaining about unsafe conditions.
President Biden on January 21 issued an executive order calling on OSHA and other federal agencies to strengthen workplace protections from COVID-19.
An emergency regulation from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) requires most employers to comply with several new workplace safety requirements.
Amid record-breaking numbers of new coronavirus cases across the US, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new guidance on ventilation in the workplace.
Michigan has enacted a package of laws that provide COVID-19-related liability protection to employers and retaliation protection to employees who take required leave.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a new executive order mandating that all employers comply with health and safety standards, and imposing steep penalties for violations.
Employers should revise policies and procedures to account for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new definition of "close contact."
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