Jan. 15, 2021 • Volume 20, Issue 1 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
Protecting Workers from COVID-19 Hazards
OSHA has removed 628,316 workers from COVID-19 hazards during the coronavirus pandemic.
On Jan. 15, OSHA civil penalties will increase based on 2021 cost-of-living adjustments.
Specific employers must submit the required 2020 injury and illness data by March 2.
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What precautions should employers in non-healthcare workplaces take to protect workers from COVID-19?
OSHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued workplace guidance for employers during the COVID-19 outbreak. The guidance describes how employers should develop preparedness plans and communicate those plans to protect workers through effective training.