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United States: New Antitrust And Money Laundering Laws To Expand OSHA Whistleblower Claims - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The U.S. Department of Labor announced last week OSHA will oversee the processing of worker retaliation complaints filed under two new whistleblower statutes...
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A Trader Joe's employee says he was fired after he asked the company's CEO to enhance its COVID-19 protections

Trader Joe's Shoshy Ciment/Business Insider A New York man said he was fired by Trader Joe's after he requested the company make changes to better protect workers. Ben Bonnema said on Twitter he was fired after sending a letter to the company's CEO. In the termination letter he shared, the company said he did not share the grocery chain's "core Values." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A New York City man said he was fired by Trader Joe's after he sent a letter t...
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Workplace Safety in the Construction Industry

Construction workers are exposed to a range of hazards that can increase their risk of serious injuries. Every day on a construction site, the staff is exposed to risks that include working from height, moving or falling objects, collapsing trenches, and electricity, to name a few. Despite these possible risks, there are many ways and practices to ensure safety in the workplace. First, let’s see why it is important to address safety risks and some compliance requirements. Why Safety Matters in ...
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United States: Avoiding A Media Ambush: Responding To OSHA And Media Press Releases - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Following a high profile accident, fatality or catastrophe, federal OSHA will often conduct an inspection. Within the next six months, OSHA may choose to issue citations.
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United States: OSHA Issues Proposed Rule To Update Its Hazard Communication Standard - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Employers have been on the lookout for a temporary emergency standard for COVID-19 from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),...
Tags: News, United States, Stewart, OSHA, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


Coronavirus Update 2-24-2021: How much does it cost an employer for not following COVID-19 safety rules?

OSHA has cited a Missouri auto parts manufacturer for failing to implement and enforce coronavirus protections, which ultimately lead to an employee's death. The details, from OSHA's news release.Two machine operators … who jointly operated a press tested positive for the coronavirus just two days apart, in late August 2020. The two workers typically labored for hours at a time less than two feet apart; neither wore a protective facial mask consistently. Ten days later, two more workers operati...
Tags: Law, Missouri, OSHA, Jon Hyman, Mick Haupt


Coronavirus Update 2-22-2021: Get ready for the glut of Covid whistleblower tag-along claims

The headline reads, "Ex-Manager Sues Ample Hills in Lawsuit Alleging Harassment and Unsafe COVID-19 Protocols" (emphasis mine).Here's the lede:Bryce Mottram, a former general manager at one of quirky ice cream purveyor Ample Hills' scoop shops, has filed a lawsuit in New York Eastern District Court alleging that he was fired from the company in retaliation for speaking up about instances of sexual harassment and unsafe COVID-19 workplace protocols at the company.I firmly believe that for the n...
Tags: Law, Hassan, OSHA, Jon Hyman, Pixabay, Ample Hills, Coronavirus, Bryce Mottram, New York Eastern District Court


United States: New OSHA Guidance On Mitigating And Preventing The Spread Of COVID-19 In The Workplace - Dickinson Wright PLLC

The creation of an employer-implemented COVID-19 Prevention Program in the workplace.
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Coronavirus Update 2-12-2021: Get ready for the glut of Covid whistleblower tag-along claims

The headline reads, "Ex-Manager Sues Ample Hills in Lawsuit Alleging Harassment and Unsafe COVID-19 Protocols" (emphasis mine).Here's the lede:Bryce Mottram, a former general manager at one of quirky ice cream purveyor Ample Hills' scoop shops, has filed a lawsuit in New York Eastern District Court alleging that he was fired from the company in retaliation for speaking up about instances of sexual harassment and unsafe COVID-19 workplace protocols at the company.I firmly believe that for the n...
Tags: Law, Hassan, OSHA, Jon Hyman, Pixabay, Ample Hills, Bryce Mottram, New York Eastern District Court


California launches COVID-19 compliance portal for businesses

Grappling with the economic fallout surrounding COVID-19 has been challenging enough for businesses, but how can they ensure they’re in compliance with the latest state and local coronavirus-related guidelines? Enter saferatwork.covid19.ca.gov. The California Labor & Workforce Development Agency created the online portal as a road map for businesses looking to navigate the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19 safety regulations. The website debuted last week. A one-stop shop Daniel Yu, the agen...
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GAO-21-122, Workplace Safety and Health: Actions Needed to Improve Reporting of Summary Injury and Illness Data, January 27, 2021

GAO's analysis of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) data showed that the number of recordkeeping violations OSHA cited fluctuated over 15 years (see fig.). An April 2012 federal...
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Cloth or N95? New standards will take the guesswork out of choosing the most effective face masks

By Keri Enriquez | CNN Americans may soon be able to choose between two clearly labeled levels of face mask protection while browsing store shelves. The new national mask standard outlines minimum fit, design, performance and testing requirements for face masks and would require user instructions, package labeling and a permanent tag on the product. ASTM International — an international standards organization — spent seven months conducting expedited testing and review and published its guidanc...
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Government action took months as nursing home workers died during the pandemic

OSHA, the federal agency responsible for protecting workers did little to hold nursing homes accountable for dangerous conditions during the coronavirus pandemic until it was too late, its own records show.
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United States: New Executive Order Tasks OSHA With Creating Stronger Coronavirus Protections In The Workplace - Taft Stettinius & Hollister

On Jan. 21, 2021, the White House called on the federal government to take "swift action" to reduce workers' risk of exposure to Covid-19 in the workplace.
Tags: News, White House, United States, Hollister, OSHA, Workplace Taft Stettinius


United States: Policy Matters Episode 9: GOVERNMENTALphabet Soup: What Is An ETS Anyway? - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

During his first full day in office, President Biden issued Executive Order 13999, directing OSHA to consider whether a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) is necessary and, if so, to issue...
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United States: OSHA Provides Updated COVID-19 Guidance And Recommendations For Employers - Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

On January 21, 2020, President Joe Biden ordered OSHA to issue revised guidance to employers on workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. On January 29, 2020, ...
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United States: Cal/OSHA's COVID-19 Emergency Standards Create New Complications And Costs For Retail Employers - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

California retailers facing a variety of complications from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic now have one additional obstacle to tackle...
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United States: OSHA Issues New, Stronger Safety Recommendations For Employers - Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

In response to an earlier executive order from President Biden directing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to update safety recommendations for businesses and provide...
Tags: News, United States, Rooney, Biden, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA, Employers Buchanan Ingersoll


United States: The Impact Of The New OSHA Guidance On Other Employment Policies And Practices - Butler Snow LLP

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety directing the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health to issue science-based guidance for employers to assist in protecting workers from COVID-19.
Tags: News, United States, Biden, OSHA, Labor for Occupational Safety and Health


United States: OSHA Issues Revised COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance - WilmerHale

This is the first time OSHA has revised its general workplace COVID-19 guidance since March 2020.
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United States: OSHA Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance - Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP

OSHA set to issue its first enforceable standard regarding COVID-19 and the workplace. The Emergency Standard is scheduled to be published and effective March 15
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United States: OSHA Issues ‘Stronger' Workplace Guidance On COVID-19 - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On January 29, 2021, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published new guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
Tags: News, United States, Stewart, OSHA, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


United States: Cal/OSHA's ETS Under Scrutiny: California Judge Hears Oral Argument To Enjoin Enforcement - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Following the implementation of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health's (Cal/OSHA) COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS)
Tags: News, California, United States, Stewart, OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


7 Tasks Your Small Business Should Outsource

Sponsored Post We all know that small business owners have to wear many hats. But even though many of us get quite adept at juggling so many tasks, there comes a time when it’s better to outsource specific responsibilities to save time and money and focus on growing our companies. What are the tasks to outsource? Start with the ones that take a lot of time to do, that are outside your skill set, or require expert knowledge. Here are seven areas of your business that have tasks to outsource. Ta...
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Coronavirus Update 2-2-2021: As new COVID-19 variants doubling down on transmissibility, OSHA doubles down on prevenative measures

"Wear a mask and stay 6 feel apart." It might sound like Groundhog Day to keep repeating this mantra. It's also the most basic and most important steps we can take to remain safe, healthy, and COVID-free. Last week OSHA published new guidance for employers about mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. While I recommend you read it, understand it, and adopt its teachings in your workplace as best practices to keep your employees safe and healthy, I want to draw your ...
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United States: OSHA Issues Guidance On Strategies To Mitigate And Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19 In The Workplace - Butler Snow LLP

On January 21, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety directing the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health to issue ...
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The impact of current work hour restrictions and OSHA misclassification on house staff health

Over 100,000 medical and surgical resident physicians and fellows (combined, “house staff”) are the first-line physicians for most patients in the nation’s 1,100+ teaching hospitals. Maximum weekly work hours regulated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) are colloquially cited to be 80 per week. Notably, however, they are 80 hours averaged over […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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House panel launches probe into meatpackers' coronavirus response

A panel of House representatives is launching an investigation into how major meat processors and OSHA handled coronavirus outbreaks at meatpacking facilities.
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Coronavirus Roundup: OSHA Issues Updated COVID Guidance; Vaccine Data System is ‘Plagued by Problems’ 

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.
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Clyburn targets OSHA, meatpacking companies with investigation of COVID-19 outbreaks

Clyburn criticized OSHA for failing "to adequately carry out its responsibility for enforcing worker safety laws," resulting in infections and death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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