Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
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.
Fatalities and imminent danger exposures related to COVID-19 will be prioritized for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, with particular attention given to healthcare organizations and first responders.
A new document from the EEOC states that the ADA and the Rehabilitation Act do not interfere with or prevent employers from following the guidelines and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control on the coronavirus.
News: HR guidance on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
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