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OSHA issues interim COVID-related inspection policies

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July 25, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing workplace safety and health requirements as states throughout the country begin lifting stay-at-home restrictions and workplaces reopen. The changes include updated requirements for recording cases of COVID-19.

While area OSHA directors have discretion on when and where inspections take place, hospitals are among the high-risk job sites that could be targeted for in-person inspections.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has adopted revised policies for enforcing workplace safety and health requirements as states throughout the country begin lifting stay-at-home restrictions and workplaces reopen.



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