February 26, 2021

OSHA issues new COVID-19 guidance

OSHA issued new advisory-only guidance on January 29, 2021 (no new legal requirements or obligations). The recommendations include: Assignment of a workplace coordinator responsible for COVID-19 issues; Identification of where and how workers might be exposed to COVID-19 at work; Consideration of protections for workers at higher risk for severe illness. The full list can be accessed on OSHA’s site >>

By Megan Butz
General Counsel, HR Compliance, Checkwriters
Megan joined Checkwriters in 2020 and is responsible for reviewing, revising, and implementing internal policies of the company, advising on human resource, employment, and labor matters, and monitoring and publishing state and federal legal updates to the Checkwriters News and Compliance Center for distribution to thousands of clients around the country. Before joining Checkwriters, Megan served as a judicial law clerk for the justices of the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court performing legal research and writing, followed by private practice in Cape Cod.

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