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.
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.
An employer may use this checklist to ensure that proper action is taken after receiving a citation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Properly reading and reacting to an OSHA citation is critical to being in compliance with OSHA regulations.
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