WASHINGTON - High-visibility warning garments are required safety attire for highway and road construction workers according to a new letter of interpretation recently released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. "Highway construction workers should not suffer serious or fatal injuries simply because they could not be seen," said acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for … Continue reading OSHA’s new letter of interpretation requires that construction workers wear high-visibility warning garments
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Are Employers Obligated to Disinfect Shared Office Keyboards?
OSHA's recordkeeping regulation requires employers to record work-related illnesses (such as SARS or MRSA) on the OSHA 300 log, but does this requirement apply to recording illnesses that are spread through workplace contacts with contaminated surfaces, such as on shared keyboards? That is what one doctor at a medical facility in Maryland wanted to know, … Continue reading Are Employers Obligated to Disinfect Shared Office Keyboards?
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