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October 19, 2021

Nurses' Union Implores OSHA To Ramp Up Healthcare ETS Enforcement

October 5, 2021 at 5:43 PM
The country’s largest nurses’ union is calling on OSHA to step up enforcement of its COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) for healthcare, arguing that a recent survey of hospital conditions shows widespread noncompliance with key provisions of the ETS, including on testing and protective gear, in its first month of implementation. The survey , published Sept. 27 by National Nurses United (NNU), examined responses from over 5,000 registered nurses about pandemic-related workplace conditions during an eight-week span, from June 1...

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