Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) now recommends that fully vaccinated employees wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high transmission, among other measures to mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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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