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December 4, 2020

Oregon Finalizes COVID-19 ETS, Sets Dec. 7 Compliance Deadlines

November 20, 2020 at 3:10 PM
Oregon has formally enacted its emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19, broadening several requirements from a proposed version floated earlier in the fall and becoming the fourth state to advance targeted worker protection standards amid the pandemic, with compliance deadlines starting as soon as Dec. 7. The final rule , which took effect Nov. 16, makes mandatory an array of general-industry and sector-specific guidances for preventing workplace exposures to the coronavirus, along with requirements for employers to prepare risk assessments...

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