OSHA’s Latest COVID-19 Guidance

As reported in the OMA’s COVID-19 Update this week, OSHA has issued updated guidance to help employers protect workers from the coronavirus. The updated guidance — which reflects the CDC’s revised recommendations — expands information on measures for protecting workers in higher-risk workplaces with mixed-vaccination status workers, including manufacturing facilities.

OSHA’s updated guidance does the following:

OSHA continues to emphasize that vaccination is the best step to protect workers, and says it will continue to review its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard every 30 days. See summaries and analysis of the new guidance from OMA Connections Partners Calfee, Dinsmore, Fisher Phillips, Frantz Ward, and Roetzel. 8/17/2021