Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

The New OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS: On Hold Now but Maybe Coming Soon

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

Under the federal government’s COVID-19 Action Plan, three  separate, new vaccine mandates will affect local government employers. Of the three, one from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will have the greatest impact—if the courts let it stand. The new OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) will require employers to put […]

COVID-19 and the Workplace Part 3: OSHA’s Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

On June 21, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) became effective. Many local government employers didn’t pay much attention. After all, the ETS was publicized as applying to employees in healthcare. But did you know that the ETS covers emergency medical services personnel? That means almost […]