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The Latest Safety News
  • Friday, December 4, 2020
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has provided updated resources on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for employers.
  • Thursday, December 3, 2020
    California's emergency temporary standard (ETS) for workplace coronavirus disease 2019 (COVD-19) exposures became effective following a November 30 approval by the state's Office of Administrative Law. The standard applies to workplaces in California not covered by the state's Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) standard.
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2020
    The Washington Department of Labor and Industries is developing a wildfire smoke standard. The department acknowledged receiving a petition to initiate a rulemaking for wildfire smoke exposures.
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board unanimously approved five emergency temporary standards for workplace coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) exposures: COVID-19 prevention, multiple COVID-19 infections and COVID-19 outbreaks, major COVID-19 outbreaks, COVID-19 prevention in employer-provided housing, and COVID-19 prevention in employer-provided transportation to and from work.
  • Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Oregon OSHA) released several documents to assist employers that must comply with the state’s emergency temporary standard (ETS) on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) exposures. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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142894Health - General CDC updates employer COVID-19 resources 12/04/20
142883Health - General Cal/OSHA COVID-19 rules take effect 12/03/20
142862Air Contaminants Washington state developing wildfire smoke rule 12/01/20
142844Health - General Board approves California COVID-19 rule 11/24/20
142843Health - General Oregon releases COVID-19 rule assistance 11/24/20
142824Health - General OSHA: Face coverings not PPE 11/20/20
142823Health - General NSC calls for safety pro for COVID-19 team 11/19/20
142809Health - General California considers emergency COVID-19 rule 11/18/20
142804Motor Carrier Safety Transportation IG identifies FMCSA challenges 11/16/20
142793Driving Safely NSC names new road safety VP 11/13/20
142788Health - General Michigan releases new COVID-19 policy 11/11/20
142780Respiratory Protection OSHA issues long-term care respirator guidance 11/09/20
142774Health - General Oregon readies emergency COVID-19 rule 11/06/20
142752Health - General Cal/OSHA updates COVID-19 guidance 11/04/20
142743Safety - General NIOSH releases program performance summaries 11/02/20
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