In an October 11, 2020 News Release, The US Department of Labor announced that OSHA had proposed penalties in excess of $900,000.00 in Coronavirus pandemic-related violations from the start of the pandemic through October 1, 2020. OSHA had cited over sixty establishments for violations for failure to:

  • Implement a written respiratory protection program
  • Provide a medical evaluation, respirator fit test, training on the proper use of a respirator and personal protective equipment
  • Report an injury, illness, or fatality
  • Record an injury or illness on OSHA recordkeeping forms
  • Comply with the General Duty Clause

The complete OSHA News Release is here.

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