With No COVID-19 ETS in Construction, OSHA Updates Employer GuidanceAuthor/Presenter: Fox, Nick
While federal OSHA limited its COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) to the healthcare industry, workers and employers in other industries, new guidance from OSHA provides some insight into how the agency will handle COVID-19 in non-healthcare industries moving forward. The biggest change in the new OSHA guidance is an emphasis on protecting unvaccinated workers. Whereas previous guidance focused on workplace controls such as face coverings, social distancing and screening procedures for all workers, the revised guidance distinguishes between steps that need to be taken for vaccinated and unvaccinated workers.
Publisher: Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America
Publication Date: July 2021
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Publication Types: News and Other Non-research Articles
Topics: COVID-19; Worker Safety