On Jan. 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released updated guidance regarding mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. Important highlights are as follows.
First, the guidance emphasizes that employers should implement a COVID-19 prevention program for the workplace. The program should involve employee input and include the following key elements:
- Conducting a hazard assessment;
- Identifying measures that will limit the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace;