July 1, 2022
OSHA Touts COVID Settlement Mandating Disease Plans At Seven Meat Plants
OSHA says it has secured a settlement agreement with several subsidiaries of the food-processing giant JBS Foods that will mandate infection-control plans at seven plants across six states, after COVID-19 outbreaks at two of the facilities in 2020 led to seven worker deaths and hundreds of confirmed infections. On May 27, OSHA announced that “four subsidiaries and affiliates” of JBS have agreed to develop and implement a single “infectious-disease preparedness plan” at all seven plants -- which a spokesperson says...
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