Posted June 15, 2021 with Tags COVID-19, OSHA
OSHA Issues First Federal COVID-19 Standard for Healthcare Employees and Updates Guidelines Protecting Spread of COVID-19
On June 10, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) to ensure uniform protection for employees within the healthcare industry from exposure to COVID-19. The ETS is effective immediately upon publication in the Federal Register. Employers must comply with most provisions within 14 days, and with provisions involving physical barriers, ventilation, and training within 30 days.