Thursday, February 25, 2021

OSHA Issues Stronger Workplace COVID-19 Safety Guidance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released updated guidance to assist most employers and workers with implementing a coronavirus prevention program and mitigating the risk of the spread of coronavirus.

The guidance titled, “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace” (Guidance) was prepared to comply with an Executive Order issued on January 21, directing the federal government to take “swift action to reduce the risk that workers may contract COVID-19 in the workplace.”

The complete document can be found here.