[ad_1] “The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been working expeditiously to develop an emergency temporary standard that covers employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated or undergo weekly testing to protect employees from the spread of coronavirus in the workplace,” a Labor Department spokesman said Tuesday. “On Tuesday,
[ad_1] Washington — Concerned about the effects a potential OSHA mandate for COVID-19 vaccination and testing in the workplace would have on certain businesses, the Republicans on the House Education and Labor Committee are calling on Labor Secretary Marty Walsh to suspend work on that effort. On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced that OSHA
[ad_1] When he had a concern about accidents causing hazardous materials exposure at his workplace, a FedEx Freight employee in metro Des Moines brought his concerns to the Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration.  The agency is in charge of enforcing workplace safety laws and investigating workplace accidents in Iowa. Under an agreement with the U.S. government, it
[ad_1] Related Practices & Jurisdictions Wednesday, August 18, 2021 The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) issued new guidance on Aug. 13, 2021, which provides recommendations for employers to prevent COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. The latest guidance is specifically aimed at protecting unvaccinated workers[1], high risk workers, and those who are located