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September 22, 2020

As States Reopen, OSHA Plans To Increase Workplace Virus Inspections

May 20, 2020 at 12:45 PM
OSHA is vowing to increase in-person inspections as states move to loosen restrictions on business operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, replacing its interim guidance on investigating claims of workplace violations related to the disease with a plan to ramp up its enforcement actions as local conditions allow. The agency unveiled its new enforcement memo on May 19 alongside revised guidance for employers to determine when COVID-19 infections must be recorded as work-related, following claims by some industry groups that...

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