OSHA Issues New COVID-19 Guidance On January 21, the day after being sworn into office, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety. The Executive Order directed the Secretary of Labor to issue, within two weeks of the date of the Order, revised guidance to employers on workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Less than 10 days later, OSHA released updated guidance for mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
The guidance suggests that the most effective way to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace is to implement a COVID-19 prevention program. It includes suggestions for an effective COVID-19 prevention program, including but not limited to, the following elements: Read More.