Inside OSHA

June 17, 2021

OSHA Tailors ETS To Medical Workers Only, Targets June 10 Release

June 9, 2021 at 6:50 PM
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh says OSHA will release June 10 a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) that applies only to the medical sector, rejecting arguments from unions and safety groups that a general-industry standard is still needed despite widespread vaccinations. “OSHA has tailored a rule that focuses on healthcare. Science tells us that healthcare workers, particularly those who have come into regular contact with people either suspected of having, or being treated for, COVID-19 are the most at-risk,” Walsh said...

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