September 22, 2020
Oregon COVID-19 Standard Aims To ‘Standardize’ Workplace Guidance
Oregon officials say their recently proposed COVID-19 workplace safety standard is largely designed to “formalize and standardize” pandemic employee protection guidance from OSHA and other agencies while adding specific requirements for social distancing, medical removal and infection-control planning. The state is taking comments through Sept. 7 on its draft emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19, and plans to adopt the temporary rule “no later” than Sept. 14. That puts it on track to be the second binding pandemic ETS in...
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