OSHA Issues New Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Employers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) establishing new requirements for workplace safety for employers in the healthcare industry. The dangers of COVID-19 are particularly threatening to workers in healthcare settings where suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients are treated. The ETS aims to provide added mandatory protections to safeguard healthcare workers from COVID-19 infection. More.