OSHA Expands Requirements for Employers to Record Cases of Coronavirus

he Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued updated guidance on the requirement for certain employers to record cases of COVID-19 that will become effective on May 26, 2020. All employers who are required to keep OSHA injury and illness logs—not just healthcare employers, corrections facilities and emergency-response providers—must now determine whether employees’ confirmed COVID-19 cases are reportable.

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