Inside OSHA

December 4, 2020

OHSA Issues Guide Recommending COVID-19 Ventilation Measures

November 6, 2020 at 5:42 PM
OSHA has issued new guidance on how to use workplace ventilation systems to reduce exposures to the coronavirus, including efficiency targets for air filters and recommendations for fan use -- potentially adding specificity not only to its own policies but also to state ventilation mandates that have been criticized as too vague. The agency Nov. 5 announced as part of its “QuickTakes” newsletter a ventilation guide that sets out what it describes as “tips” for employers to “help reduce the...

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