November 16, 2020 • Volume 19, Issue 20 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
New Coronavirus Guidance and Citations
- New guidance provides compliance assistance for frequently cited standards related to COVID-19 inspections.
- OSHA announces $2,856,533 in coronavirus violations.
Protecting Workers from COVID-19 Hazards
OSHA has removed 638,274 workers from COVID-19 hazards during the coronavirus pandemic.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
Holiday Workplace Safety
As the holiday shopping season approaches, train workers on job hazards and establish safe work practices to prevent exposure to the coronavirus.
Make sure you are properly protected from cold stress and other winter weather hazards.
An auto parts manufacturer agreed to implement aggressive safety and health policies in a plea agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Small Business Reduces Injuries and Costs
A window manufacturer reduced workplace injuries and lowered worker’s compensation costs after assistance from the On-Site Consultation Program.
How should I clean and disinfect my workplace?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides updated information about cleaning and disinfecting workplaces, businesses, schools, and other public places.