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OSHA Officially Publishes ETS COVID Health Worker Protection Rules

The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as promised, has today officially published in the Federal Register the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for health worker protection from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  The rules take effect immediately, but the deadline for compliance is July 6, 2021, for certain items and July 21, 2021, for other items as set forth in the rules.  Public comments on the ETS can be submitted until July 21, 2021.  The OSHA official publication item can be read here: OSHA Official Federal Register Publication of ETS COVID Health Worker Protection Rule.  The OSHA Federal Register notice with links can be read below.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Rules

Occupational Exposure to COVID-19; Emergency Temporary Standard

FR Document:  2021-12428

Citation:  86 FR 32376

PDF  Pages 32376-32628 (253 pages)

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