Feb. 16, 2021 • Volume 20, Issue 4 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
Confined Spaces Violations
A rail car company was cited for confined space violations after two workers died from inhaling toxic fumes.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
Leah Ford, OSHA’s new Chief of Staff, has more than 25 years of experience in the labor movement.
The eighth annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction will be held May 3-7.
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Do employers need to report in-patient hospitalizations that result from work-related, confirmed cases of COVID-19?
Employers are only required to report in-patient hospitalizations due to COVID-19 if the hospitalization occurs within twenty-four (24) hours of an exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in the workplace. The employer must report such hospitalization within 24 hours of knowing both that the employee has been in-patient hospitalized and that the reason for the hospitalization was a work-related case of COVID-19.