Safety and OSHA News

No need to fear: OSHA won’t inspect your employees’ home offices

With many employees working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers may be wondering about workers’ home offices and OSHA. Well, don’t worry, home offices are not subject to OSHA inspections. [Read more…]

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OSHA wants employers to track coronavirus at work

The 2019 novel coronavirus continues to impact the U.S., and OSHA is telling employers they must track any infections of the illness confirmed to have occurred in the workplace.  [Read more…]

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Infographic: What you need to know about COVID-19

There’s a lot of information out there on the coronavirus – unfortunately, some of it not accurate. Here’s a resource with all the basics.  [Read more…]

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Bookmark this: Online resources for coronavirus updates

Since novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is new to humans, information on how to handle the situation in workplaces keeps evolving. So the best thing to do is to keep up with the experts via the Internet. [Read more…]

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Could coronavirus lead to workers’ comp claims? Experts say ‘yes’

As the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak continues in the U.S., employers are being confronted with the possibility of facing workers’ comp claims from employees who either contracted the virus at work or during work-related travel.  [Read more…]

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Coronavirus outbreak causing N95 respirator shortage

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns supplies of N95 respirators can become depleted during pandemics. Signs are here that, due to the coronavirus, this may already be the case. [Read more…]

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CDC offers more guidance for employers on coronavirus

Because the coronavirus outbreak is continuing to grow and evolve, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released guidance for businesses and employers to help reduce workplace exposures. [Read more…]

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Feds offer guidance on coronavirus exposure prevention

As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues to evolve, OSHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have posted guidance on their websites for dealing with the virus.  [Read more…]

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