OSHA publishes COVID-19 FAQs for employers, employees

OSHA has published FAQs to help protect workers from exposure to the coronavirus.

Posted July 7, 2020

OSHA has published FAQs to help protect workers from exposure to the coronavirus. The questions were developed based on inquiries the Agency has received from the public.

The FAQs do not create any new obligations for employers, but provide guidance on a variety of topics related to COVID-19:

  • Cleaning and disinfection,
  • Construction,
  • Cloth face coverings,
  • Employer requirements,
  • Healthcare,
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE),
  • Restrooms and handwashing facilities,
  • Retaliation,
  • Returning to work,
  • Testing for COVID-19,
  • Worker training, and
  • Worker protection concerns.

This article was written by Rachel Krubsack of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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