Tag: masks

NIOSH Announces 19 “PHE” Designated Respirators Are Now Obsolete

Jon Redmond /January 18, 2023

19 respirator models, that had previously been approved under a temporary public health emergency (PHE) designation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, are now considered obsolete by the National Institute for Health…

OSHA Announces Changes to Severe Violator Enforcement Program

Jon Redmond /January 9, 2023

The United States Department of Labor announced updated criteria for its Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. These updates are designed to strengthen enforcement and improve compliance…

CDC Updated Recommendations to Optimize Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs

Jon Redmond /September 12, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated operational guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education (ECE) Programs to Support Safe In-Person Learning provides school administrators with…

Top 3 OSHA COVID-Related Inspections and Violations

Jon Redmond /May 26, 2022

Between July 2020 and May 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) recorded over $4 million in fines issued as a result of COVID-related business inspections. The majority of the…

Cal/OSHA Releases Fact Sheets and FAQs on Updated COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

Jon Redmond /May 19, 2022

  Cal/OSHA has announced the anticipated updates to its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to reflect the revisions adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board. The…