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August 7, 2020

Federal Agencies Scramble To Protect Workforce From Coronavirus Threat

March 12, 2020 at 3:59 PM
Federal agencies are scrambling to protect the U.S. workforce from the coronavirus threat, with EPA announcing that its staff should be prepared to soon start teleworking to reduce exposure risks and OSHA detailing a range of voluntary steps companies can take to reduce employees’ risks depending on their potential exposure. But some Democrats say the agencies’ measures fall short of what is necessary to protect workers at very high risk of exposure, including healthcare workers treating patients with the virus,...

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