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April 18, 2021

OSHA Weighs New Science For ETS As Safety Groups Urge Swift Action

April 7, 2021 at 4:50 PM
Worker safety groups are urging OSHA to issue “within the next few weeks” an emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19, arguing the already-delayed rulemaking is urgently needed, following reports that new Labor Secretary Marty Walsh has directed the agency to update the ETS to reflect new research on the virus. In a joint April 7 statement, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH), National Employment Law Project (NELP) and Workers Defense Project all ask OSHA to quickly...

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