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OSHA Directed to Develop Emergency Temporary Standard for Vaccine Mandate

As part of his Path Out of the Pandemic, President Biden announced a requirement for all employers with 100 or more employees to mandate that their workers are fully vaccinated or receive a negative COVID-19 test weekly before coming to work. The order is in addition to a stipulation that most federal workers and contractors […]

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard and Updates Workplace Guidance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released the long-expected Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19, requested by President Biden as part of his COVID-19 response strategy. Surprisingly, the standard includes only healthcare workers in the new workplace safety rules. While protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19 is crucial, the ETS does not extend to other […]

Maintaining Workplace Safety as States Lift COVID-19 Restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, with cases declining in some areas as vaccinations become more available. However, the U.S. is far from the goal of “herd immunity” and access to vaccines still eludes many Americans. Still, some state officials believe that the progress warrants a lift of restrictions on face masks, capacity, and other […]