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OHSA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

November 4, 2021

Effective November 5th, 2021,OSHA published its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS). The ETS creates a variety of requirements for employers with 100 or more employees, including:

  • Developing, implementing, and enforcing a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with a weekly testing and masking exception

  • Ensuring employers compile and maintain records of employee vaccinations

  • Providing support for employee vaccinations

  • Reporting COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths to OSHA

Now is the time to implement compliance measures to avoid hefty penalties from OSHA.

For additional questions on the OSHA ETS, its requirements, as well as compliance dates, please contact any one of the firm's Labor & Employment attorneys.

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