What Makes a Strong COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard?Author/Presenter: Fox, Nick
With no emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19 at the federal OSHA level, more governors are directing their state’s OSHA programs to create their own standards to protect workers. However, the differences between all these rules can get confusing for contractors who work in multiple states. That is why labor groups continue to advocate for federal OSHA to issue an ETS. This article discusses the strengths of several strong state programs that could be used as a foundation for a national standard.