The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued new frequently asked questions and answers regarding the need to report employees’ in-patient hospitalizations and fatalities resulting from work-related cases of the coronavirus. The FAQs help employers apply the agency’s existing injury and illness recording and reporting requirements to COVID-19.
FAQs on Reporting:
For information on recording cases of COVID-19, see OSHA’s revised enforcement guidance. ABC's general counsel, Littler Mendelson P.C., also published an analysis on new FAQ's on the Littler website.
Visit OSHA’s coronavirus webpage for updates.
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