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Employee and Contractor Health and Safety

Guidance for Conserving and Extending Respirator Supply

NIOSH has recently issued Interim Guidance for Conserving and Extending Filtering Facepiece Respirator Supply in Non-Healthcare Sectors. That document offers strategies to conserve, extend, and respond to shortages in the supply of NIOSH-approved filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) used in non-healthcare worksites such as manufacturing and construction. Employers should implement alternative controls to reduce, as... more »

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Employee and Contractor Health and Safety

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

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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