OSHA

Jul 23, 2021
Eligible nonprofit organizations can apply through July 26 for a portion of $10 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding for workplace infectious disease training, including for COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a press release.
Jul 9, 2021
As urged by the AHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said it will extend to Aug. 20 the deadline for submitting comments on its COVID-19 health care emergency temporary standard.
Jul 2, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) June 21 published in the Federal Register an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires health care employers to take certain steps to protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed…
Jun 29, 2021
Letter to OSHA requesting a six-month delay of its compliance dates for the recently announced COVID-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standard, thus giving hospitals and health systems ample time to implement the policy’s many new requirements.
Jun 21, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration published its emergency temporary standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19 in health care, meaning covered health care employers must comply with most provisions by July 6 and the rest by July 21.
Jun 10, 2021
AHA statement on OSHA emergency temporary standard from Executive Vice President Stacey Hughes.
Jun 10, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires certain health care employers to help protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.
Jun 10, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19 that requires certain health care employers to help protect their workers in settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated.
Mar 17, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a National Emphasis Program related to COVID-19 enforcement that expands upon OSHA’s current enforcement efforts by targeting specific high-hazard industries or activities where the risk of workers contracting COVID-19 is substantial.
Mar 16, 2021
President Biden in January issued an Executive Order on “Protecting Worker Health and Safety” requiring the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to consider whether an “emergency temporary standard” (ETS) is necessary to address the COVID-19 pandemic, and if so, to issue it by March…