The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.
OSHA has published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
Lack of N-95s, masks, face shields threaten workers in healthcare facilities in every state, in every size facility. Only 12% have received supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.
On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin enforcing its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to in a workday.
OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.
The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their jobs.