Tag: Personal Protection

RHP Profile on COVID-19: Major Scientific Organizations Release Joint Consensus Statement for OSHA, CDC to Issue Guidance on Preventing Occupational Exposure Due to Aerosol Transmission of SARS CoV-2

Jon Redmond /March 10, 2021

In response to the delays of federal agencies in acknowledging and taking action on the science confirming the capability of the SARS-CoV-2 virus to spread through inhalation, the American Industrial…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: The Importance of Respiratory Protection for Your Workers Particularly in the Time of COVID-19

Jon Redmond /February 25, 2021

A local Chicago hospital finds themselves on the wrong side of OSHA, a situation that could have been avoided. As reported in the Chicago Tribune (L. Schencker, Feb. 24, 2021),…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: California, Michigan, Oregon, Virginia Set Benchmarks for Federal OSHA Emergency COVID-19 Standard

Jon Redmond /February 10, 2021

Less than 24 hours after inauguration, President Biden issued an executive order tasking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to consider the necessity of an emergency COVID-19 standard; to…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Issues Guidance on Pandemic Federal Workplace Safety

Jon Redmond /January 28, 2021

Federal Workplace Safety Guidance Memo Aimed at Protecting Workers from COVID-19 The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a Memorandum for Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies…

Common OSHA Citations in the Cannabis Industry: Employee Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Jon Redmond /January 23, 2020

Common OSHA Violations in the Cannabis Industry Are you a cannabis cultivator, processor, or involved in another part of the legal cannabis industry? Even though the Federal government does not…