Inside OSHA

October 20, 2020

OSHA Narrows Test For Employers To Report COVID Hospitalizations

October 2, 2020 at 5:44 PM
OSHA has narrowed its guidance on when employers must report COVID-19 hospitalizations to the agency as “work-related,” setting a requirement that a case is only reportable when it comes within 24 hours of a workplace exposure to the virus despite the disease’s long incubation time that means infections take a week or more to manifest. The new guide comes in the form of an addition to OSHA’s online COVID-19 FAQ , which did not previously address when employers must report...

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