Employers should revise policies and procedures to account for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new definition of "close contact."
OSHA has published additional FAQs regarding requirements for employers to report employees' in-patient hospitalizations or fatalities resulting from work-related cases of COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have provided grocery stores, restaurants and other customer-facing businesses advice about how to prevent violence toward workers who may be enforcing policies and practices meant to help minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The practical effect of the CDC's recent guidance is that, in most circumstances, employees may not need to remain out from work as long as previously was the case after testing positive for COVID-19 or developing similar symptoms.
The first-in-the-nation requirements, which include social-distancing measures and face coverings for employees in customer-facing positions, are expected to take effect toward the end of July.
New guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) outlines nine key concerns businesses should address in their reopening plans, ranging from hazard assessment to anti-retaliation policies.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new FAQs advising employers about cloth face coverings in the workplace. Among other things, OSHA clarified that cloth face coverings are not considered personal protective equipment (PPE).
A recent survey by Littler reveals that a large majority of employers anticipate reopening their businesses in the next three months. At the same time, these employers are proceeding cautiously and taking numerous steps to maintain employees' safety.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued guidance to help workplaces and other institutions to safely reopen.
A federal district court dismissed a lawsuit charging a Missouri meatpacking plant with failing to protect workers from the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), saying authority over the plant lies with OSHA and the USDA.
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