Updates in the Law
On January 29, 2021, updated guidance entitled “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace” was posted on OSHA’s website. As before, this guidance is not mandatory, but it does give some insight into what OSHA expects to include in an emergency temporary standard which the new Administration wants the agency to consider and potentially implement by March 15, 2021.
Most will be familiar with the elements in the guidance, but here are some of the significant new measures addressed:
OSHA’s guidance related to Covid-19 continues to evolve and further changes are expected. If you have any questions, please contact Bob Lepp at firstname.lastname@example.org or another member of our Employment Law group.