COVID-19, DOL and OSHA Collide


Written Article

On October 30, 2020 the U.S. Department of Labor announced $2,025,431 in Coronavirus Violations (according to the post on the USDOL website).  Through OSHA inspections the agency cited employers for violations, including failures to:

  • Implement a written respiratory protection program
  • Provide a medical evaluation respiratory fit test, training on the proper use of a respirator and personal protective equipment
  • Report an injury, illness or fatality
  • Record an injury or illness on OSHA recordkeeping forms; and
  • Comply with the General Duty Clause of the Occupation Safety Health Act of 1970

In summary COVID is not going anywhere and do you have the right procedures in place to protect your employees, customers and company in the eyes of OSHA and the DOL. If you have any questions reach out to us at BUsiness Boutqiue.

The full article posted on the USDOL website:

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