October 20, 2020
CDC Guide On Airborne COVID-19 Infections Could Shape OSHA Action
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new guidance finding potential for COVID-19 to spread through the air -- separate from the short-range droplets believed to be the virus’ primary mode of travel -- could force employers to update their infection-control measures in order to comply with OSHA standards. CDC’s Oct. 5 guidance says that while it still believes the coronavirus spreads “primarily” through droplets that are most viable within six feet of a contagious person, new research shows...
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