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Employee and Contractor Health and Safety

OSHA Guidance for Recording COVID-19 Cases

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Released April 10, 2020

https://www.osha.gov/memos/2020-04-10/enforcement-guidance-recording-cases-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

 

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Enforcement Guidance For Recording Cases of COVID-19

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA's recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as... more »

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OSHA Interim Enforcement Response Plan to Protect Workers (4/13)

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https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20200413-0

 

U.S. Department of Labor Announces OSHA Interim Enforcement Response Plan to Protect Workers during the Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced an interim enforcement response plan for the coronavirus pandemic. The response plan provides instructions and guidance... more »

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OSHA Guidance on Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19 (3/31/20)

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OSHA has an updated guidance on preparing the workplace for COVID-19; its previous guidiance was more general, focusing on a pandemic virus.

Please follow the link below for the new publication. It's also available in Spanish. On this OSHA page linked, you will also find new guidance on worker exposure risk to COVID-19 and guidance on how to prevent worker exposure to COVID-19 (both in English and Spanish).

https://www.osha.gov/pls/publications/publication.athruz?pType=Industry&pID=651... more »

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New OSHA Guidance on Enforcement RE Use of N95 Respirators 4/4

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I wanted to let you know that over the last two days OSHA has released guidance to employers regarding enforcement of its Respiratory Protection standard, given the shortage of N95 respirators. OSHA released two separate memoranda that need to be read together to fully understand the Agency's position. Here is a link to an article we put together describing the guidance:

https://www.littler.com/publication-press/publication/osha-issues-enforcement-policies-respiratory-protection... more »

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COVID guidelines audit?

We were having an internal call today and the question was asked: " what follow up/audit do we have to establish that the employees are following our CDC based guidelines? This will be especially important in the case of an OSHA complaint or other legal action. Is any company doing a daily/weekly audit? What questions are being asked? To whom? Operators ? Managers?"

Has anyone implemented this type of audit and would... more »

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