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  • What Employers Need to Know About Monkeypox

    Monkeypox (MPV) is the latest virus to catch wide attention. But it is important for employers to keep in mind that MPV is not COVID-19. Nevertheless, there are steps employers can take. Read the full article here. Continue Reading
    August 5, 2022
  • OSHA Proposes Expanding Electronic Recordkeeping Rule to Add Smaller Employers

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a proposed rule to restore and expand Obama-era requirements for high-hazard employers with at least 100 employees to submit their injury and illness forms electronically to the agency. To read the article in its entirety, please click here.
    April 20, 2022
  • OSHA Partially Opens Record on Rulemaking for Permanent Healthcare COVID-19 Standard

    OSHA has just announced it is partially reopening the record on the rulemaking for the permanent healthcare COVID-19 standard known as the rule on Occupational Exposure to COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings. Comments are due by April 22, 2022. The docket number is OSHA-2020-0004. Following the written comments, there will also be a hearing held online on April 27,... Continue Reading…
    March 29, 2022
  • OSHA Partially Opens Record on Rulemaking for Permanent Healthcare COVID-19 Standard

    OSHA has just announced it is partially reopening the record on the rulemaking for the permanent healthcare COVID-19 standard known as the rule on Occupational Exposure to COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings. Comments are due by April 22, 2022. The docket number is OSHA-2020-0004. Following the written comments, there will also be a hearing held online on...
    March 22, 2022
  • OSHA Launches COVID-19 Inspection Initiative for Healthcare Employers

    With its new inspection initiative, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is taking steps to ensure certain healthcare employers continue to protect workers against COVID-19, even as falling case numbers across the country have prompted many state and local agencies to withdraw mask mandates and other COVID-19 precautions. OSHA announced a “highly focused” inspection...
    March 17, 2022
  • OSHA Launches COVID-19 Inspection Initiative for Healthcare Employers

    With its new inspection initiative, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is taking steps to ensure certain healthcare employers continue to protect workers against COVID-19, even as falling case numbers across the country have prompted many state and local agencies to withdraw mask mandates and other COVID-19 precautions. To read this article in its... Continue Reading…
    March 17, 2022
  • OSHA Launches COVID-19 Inspection Initiative for Healthcare Employers

    With its new inspection initiative, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is taking steps to ensure certain healthcare employers continue to protect workers against COVID-19, even as falling case numbers across the country have prompted many state and local agencies to withdraw mask mandates and other COVID-19 precautions. To read this article in its...
    March 15, 2022
  • OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-Or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19

    OSHA has withdrawn its enforcement of the ETS requiring most employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees. Read more. Continue Reading…
    January 28, 2022
  • OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-Or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn its enforcement of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring most employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees. OSHA’s announcement follows the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to grant a temporary stay of the ETS. This move most likely renders litigation in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit deciding... Continue Reading
    January 25, 2022
  • OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-Or-Test Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has withdrawn its enforcement of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring most employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or tests for employees. To read this article in its entirety, please click here.
    January 25, 2022

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