Hospitals, Providers Call For OSHA To Delay Infectious Control Rule

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 7, 2021 at 1:09 PM
Hospitals and providers want the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to delay its emergency temporary standards that are meant to protect health care workers via barriers and increased sanitation requirements, arguing the new requirements are redundant, burdensome and poorly timed as COVID-19 begins to turn a corner due to vaccines. OSHA’s emergency temporary standards became effective June 21, the same day the rule was published in the Federal Register . Stakeholders have until July 21 to comment, but the American...

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