General Duty Clause
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.
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.
OSHA has released information and recommendations for preparing workplaces for potential exposure or outbreak of the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19).
News: HR guidance on the OSHA General Duty Clause.
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