US Department of Labor’s OSHA issues emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers from the coronavirus

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced it will issue an emergency temporary standard to protect healthcare workers from contracting coronavirus. The standard focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the virus. OSHA announced the new standard alongside new general industry guidance, both of which are aligned with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance. Click here for OSHA’s complete guidance. [ https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/national/06102021 ]

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