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  • 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.
  • Friday, November 20, 2020
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration does not consider cloth face coverings personal protective equipment, the agency said on November 18 in an update to its frequently asked questions about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Thursday, November 19, 2020
    The National Safety Council (NSC) called for the inclusion of a safety professional on the transition task force advising President-Elect Joe Biden on issues surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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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
142738Motor Carrier Safety ATRI reports evolving motor carrier concerns 10/30/20
142716Health - General AIHA expands, updates COVID-19 guidelines 10/28/20
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