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OSHA Issues FAQs on N95 Respirator Effectiveness Against Coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration published a set of Frequently Asked Questions on the effectiveness of N95 respirators against coronavirus exposure as [...]

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Failure to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 on the jobsite could become a target for you being sued

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have issued specific COVID-19 guidelines for construction regarding safe work [...]

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OSHA issues revised enforcement guidance for recording cases of COVID-19

OSHA using discretion in enforcement during COVID-19; considering an employer’s "good faith" efforts when doing inspections.

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OSHA updates COVID-19 resources for construction

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published three COVID-19 guidance products below  to help keep workers safe during this pandemic. These [...]

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OSHA issues memo indicating inspections will be done with discretion for “good faith” efforts by employers during COVID-19

OSHA using discretion in enforcement during COVID-19; considering an employer’s "good faith" efforts when doing inspections.

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OSHA issues interim guidance for recordkeeping requirements

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as it relates to [...]

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OSHA Guidance allows alternatives in light of N95 shortage due to Coronavirus

OSHA issued enforcement guidance that temporarily permits extending and reusing respirators, as well as other alternatives. It also clarifies when respirators, including N95 masks, may continue [...]

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COVID-19: FAQs on Federal Labor and Employment Laws

The recent spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States has caused employers to be increasingly concerned and uncertain regarding the future of their workforces. This FAQs list [...]

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OSHA provides new guidance for COVID-19 workplace preparation

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published “Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19” March 12 to help companies respond in the event of [...]

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OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard in the Construction Industry

Falls cause one of every three construction worker deaths. These injuries and fatalities occur from falls from roofs, scaffolds, ladders, bridges and other work surfaces. None of the efforts to [...]

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