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OSHA Mandates Recording Adverse Reactions To ‘Required’ Vaccinations

April 23, 2021 at 5:34 PM
OSHA says employees’ negative reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine are “work-related” and thus subject to recordkeeping and reporting mandates if an employer “requires” the vaccination, a definition the agency says it will read broadly to include any workplace where unvaccinated workers face “adverse action.” In a recent update to its online COVID-19 frequently asked questions (FAQ) , OSHA added a new section on vaccinations that says it will consider adverse impacts to be work-related only for workers who were required...

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