New Employment-Related COVID-19 Developments

There have been two significant COVID-19 related developments important to employers in the last few days. Here are summaries: OSHA Issues Guidance on Recording Adverse Impacts from COVID-19 Vaccination On April 20, OSHA issued three new FAQs in its COVID guidance addressing an employer’s responsibility to record (or not) adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccination….

OSHA Has Issued a New Guidance Addressing Reporting of COVID-19 Cases

On October 1, 2020, OSHA issued new guidance that addresses the circumstances under which cases of COVID-related hospital admission or a fatality must be reported to the OSHA. The new guidance for cases resulting in a hospital admission uses the following language: Under 29 CFR 1904.39(b)(6), employers are only required to report in-patient hospitalizations to…