Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

By Megan S. Shaked With the definition of “close contacts” now focused on “shared indoor airspace” rather than the 6 feet/15 minute threshold, Cal/…Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

By Megan S. Shaked With the definition of “close contacts” now focused on “shared indoor airspace” rather than the 6 feet/15 minute threshold, Cal/…Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

By Eric J. Conn, Chair, Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice In the June/July issue of Tank Storage Magazine, Eric J. Conn, Founding Partner …OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

We Need to Improve Indoor Air Quality: Here’s How and Why – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-need-to-improve-indoor-air-quality-here-rsquo-s-how-and-why/

Universal Health Care Could Have Saved More Than 330,000 U.S. Lives during COVID – Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/universal-health-care-could-have-saved-more-than-330-000-u-s-lives-during-covid/

They Were Ripped Off Trying to Supply PPE During COVID Pandemic — ProPublica

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, legitimate importers were scammed out of millions trying to supply American hospitals and businesses with vital protective equipment. — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/ppe-covid-scams-fraud-nitrile-gloves

The Plot to Keep Meatpacking Plants Open During COVID-19 — ProPublica

Newly released documents reveal that the meatpacking industry’s callousness toward the health of its workers and its influence over the Trump administration were far greater than previously known. — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/documents-covid-meatpacking-tyson-smithfield-trump

Environmental, Health and Safety News: COVID-19 drove the largest death spike in a century, with 535,000 more deaths in 2020 than in 2019, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau data.

Environmental, Health and Safety News: COVID-19 drove the largest death spike in a century, with 535,000 more deaths in 2020 than in 2019, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau data. — Read on ehsmanager.blogspot.com/2022/03/covid-19-drove-largest-death-spike-in.html

US Department of Labor announces enforcement, effort for focused inspections in hospitals, nursing care facilities treating COVID-19 patients

US Department of Labor announces enforcement, effort for focused inspections in hospitals, nursing care facilities treating COVID-19 patients — Read on content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOL/bulletins/30ddd2d

One Year Later: Worker Protection From COVID

Today is the first anniversary of President Biden’s Executive Order (EO) directing OSHA to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard to protect American …One Year Later: Worker Protection From COVID

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety

OSHA Penalties are going up:  OSHA’s maximum penalties are going up. Penalties for serious violations are rising from $13,653 to $14,502. Penalties …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety

Supreme Court’s Disastrous OSHA Decision: What Others Are Saying

There is a lot of very good analysis out there about the very bad decision by the Supreme Court to block OSHA’s vaccinate-or-test standard. Here is a…Supreme Court’s Disastrous OSHA Decision: What Others Are Saying