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  1. Handling Cleanup Efforts After COVID-19 Is Confirmed

    A worker has tested positive for COVID-19 — now what? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued detailed guidance for cleaning and disinfecting the workplace after an exposure event. The agency’s recommendations include the Read more...
  2. How to Ensure Workers in Hot Conditions Are Protected from Coronavirus

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has strongly recommended the use of face coverings in the workplace to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Face coverings, either cloth face coverings or surgical masks, are simple barriers that help prevent Read more...
  3. OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program to Protect Workers from Coronavirus

    In response to President Biden's executive order on protecting worker health and safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched a national emphasis program focusing enforcement efforts on companies that put the largest Read more...
  4. OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations for 2020 Revealed

    The preliminary list of OSHA’s most frequently cited standards for fiscal year 2020 was unveiled by Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, during a Friday, Feb. 26, Safety+Health magazine webinar. Mostly Read more...
  5. Portable Fire Extinguishers Should Be Checked Monthly

    Performing an annual maintenance inspection of portable fire extinguishers in the workplace is not enough to satisfy OSHA. The agency says you must inspect them more frequently to ensure they will work when they are needed. This means you must Read more...
  6. Oregon OSHA Proposes Permanent COVID-19 Standard

    Seeking to extend protections for workers against the coronavirus disease, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) is proposing a permanent rule that largely maintains the risk-reducing measures required by the current Read more...
  7. Employers Weigh in On Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

    Employment and labor law firm Littler Mendelson P.C. recently surveyed 1,800 companies to see whether they planned to require employees be vaccinated against COVID-19. According to the COVID-19 Vaccine Employer Survey Report: .5% of respondents Read more...
  8. Oregon OSHA Seeks Permanent COVID-19 Rule

    Seeking to extend protections for workers against the coronavirus disease, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) is proposing a permanent rule that largely maintains — with some improvements — the risk-reducing measures Read more...
  9. OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Update Hazard Communication Standard

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a proposed rule to update the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Read more...
  10. OSHA Issues Stronger Guidelines for COVID-19 in the Workplace

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued stronger worker safety guidance to help employers and workers implement a coronavirus protection program and better identify risks which could lead to exposure and contraction. Last week, Read more...

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