On June 17, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published its latest guidance on returning to work. Although not binding, the guidance provides helpful advice for employers as they consider and develop policies and procedures to ensure the health and safety of their employees after reopening. This article identifies some major issues discussed in OSHA’s June 17 guidance.
As some states begin to reopen after COVID-19 shut down the country this past March, employers have come face to face with a unique problem: how to safely bring their employees back to work in the midst of an ongoing pandemic. On June 17, 2020, OSHA provided some helpful advice in its latest guidance, which is designed to assist employers in developing policies and procedures that ensure the safety and health of their employees when they return to work. Some highlights of the June 17 guidance are summarized below:
The full text of OSHA’s guidance on returning to work is available at the following link: (link)
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