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Hey Compliance Warriors! New Jersey just tightened COVID-19 health and safety standards. Read on… By Kurt Rose https://www.littler.com/publication-press/publication/new-jersey-sets-mandatory-covid-19-health-and-safety-standards Beginning November 5, 2020, all employers operating in New Jersey will be required to comply with a number of COVID-19-related mandatory health and safety standards.  With the signing of Executive Order 192 (EO192), Governor Phil Murphy consolidated a hodgepodge […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! We’ve been in stages of reopening for several months now, and we’re still being given plenty of helpful information to make sure we’re handling the process properly. OSHA is, of course, known to put forth a constant stream of safety precautions, as well as do’s & don’ts for businesses. To learn more […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Recently, OSHA started enforcing more and more COVID-19 standards. As states open more and more the OSHA standards will tighten up to prevent any possibility of the virus spreading further. For more detail, Read on… Article Via: environmentalsafetyupdate.com “As discussed in our prior blog, OSHA has issued new enforcement procedures for COVID-19 […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Last week, the EEOC and OSHA issued updates to their COVID-19 guidance clearing up many questions employers have been navigating. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! This memorandum provides updated interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of occupational illnesses, specifically cases of COVID-19. On May 26, 2020, the previous memorandum on this topic[1] will be rescinded, and this new memorandum will go […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! OSHA has wisely given some guidance on food & drink establishments beginning to reopen through the following weeks and months. Read on… Article Via: environmentalsafetyupdate.com “The restaurant and food and beverage industries have, like many others, been significantly impacted by COVID-19 in several states, forcing many restaurant owners to scale back operations […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! With many states starting to re-open right now we’re faced with an encroaching second wave of Covid-19 infections if proper and measurable precautions aren’t put in place. For employers, this is hugely difficult but important. Currently, there are numerous cases of employees attempting litigation for allegedly contracting Covid-19 in the workplace. Read […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors!  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim guidance for enforcing OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements (29 CFR Part 1904) as it relates to recording cases of COVID-19. Read on…

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Are you OSHA compliant? Today, we’re going to find out! Here’s an article on one aspect of being safe from OSHA fines. Read on… Article Via: fisherphillips.com “The Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSH Act”) requires covered employers to meet several reporting requirements to prove compliance. At this time of the year, […]

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Hey Compliance Warriors! Part of being audit secure is looking at an issue from every angle. Even if that issue hasn’t arisen yet, we can always do our best to be prepared for a situation to arise. This article brings out one such potential problem. Read on… Article Via: oshachronicle.com “It is not unusual for […]

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