October 6, 2020 • Volume 19, Issue 17 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
OSHA issued new guidance on fit testing for tight-fitting powered air-purifying respirators during the pandemic.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
Protecting Workers from COVID-19 Hazards
OSHA inspectors have removed 624,070 workers from COVID-19 hazards during the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 Recordkeeping FAQ
Get answers to frequently asked questions about reporting work-related cases of COVID-19.
Hurricane Response Safety
OSHA staff are providing worker safety assistance during recovery and cleanup after Hurricanes Laura and Sally.
OSHA's Alliance Program
The Alliance Program Forum held a virtual meeting to exchange information on how to improve workplace safety and health.
My employer is requiring me to sign a liability waiver upon returning to work. Does this prevent me from filing a complaint about safety, health, or retaliation?
Nothing in a liability waiver prevents or precludes an employee’s right to file a complaint under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The worker continues to have the right to file a safety or health complaint, regardless of any language contained in the waiver.