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OSHA's Hurricane Preparedness Guidance for Businesses

Posted by Greg Andress on Sep 15, 2020 2:13:00 PM

Businesses across the U.S. have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and although the spread of COVID-19 may be slowing, we aren’t off the hook just yet.

We’re just past the midpoint of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which makes us wonder, “Is this the calm before the storm?” Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anticipates this season to be fully active. In fact, it’s shaping up to be one of the more active hurricane seasons on record.

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Topics: workplace safety, osha

COVID Update: New OSHA Recordkeeping Enforcement Policies

Posted by Greg Andress on May 27, 2020 3:06:41 PM

As businesses begin to reopen across the United States, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued revisions of their recordkeeping enforcement policies on COVID-19. OSHA’s revised policies are effective May 26, 2020, and aim to ensure employers are recording and reporting COVID-19 cases in the workplace. Take a look at the new guidance:

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Topics: osha, recordkeeping

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