OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate - Bim Group

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) released the emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring businesses with at least 100 employees to mandate employee vaccinations or wear masks and be tested for COVID-19 at least weekly.

Highlights of the ETS include:

  • Employees must be vaccinated by January 4, 2022
  • Employees that remained unvaccinated must wear masks and produce a verified negative COVID-19 test to their employer on at least a weekly basis
  • Employees with a positive COVID-19 test must be removed from the workplace

For details, see the White House Fact Sheet and the text of the OSHA ETS.

**Our team continues to monitor developments related to the latest OSHA guidelines. Stay tuned for more resources / detailed information in the coming weeks. Please contact your Account Manager if you have specific questions.

 

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