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Tag Archives: OSHA

  1. Enforcement of OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19 Vaccinations is suspended pending Sixth Circuit review

    By; Cristina N. Hyde, JD On November 5, 2021, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), published the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) called for in President Biden’s six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy for the continued fight against COVID-19.  The ETS establishes COVID-19 vaccination and testing requirements for private employers with 100 or more employees. …

  2. Unvaccinated or At-Risk Employees? OSHA has Updated Guidance For That

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On June 10, 2021, OSHA updated its guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the spread of COVID-19.  The guidance applies to all employers and employees who do not fall within the scope of OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS).  It contains both recommendations and descriptions of existing mandatory OSHA standards, but is…

  3. COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: OSHA acts to ensure continued protection of healthcare employees

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On June 21, 2021, OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)   was published in the Federal Register.  Fueled by concerns over divergent approaches to workplace safety taken by state and local governments, the healthcare industry specific regulations were issued in conjunction with updated guidance  for other industries. The ETS is…

  4. OSHA Inspections in Medical Offices & Healthcare Facilities

    By:  Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE Often healthcare providers, due to the unique environments in which they work, are typically unsure what labor and safety laws apply to them in the workplace.  The short answer is:  all of them.  This can pose particular concerns for not only the employed providers but for those who run…