OSHA Releases Frequently Cited Standards Related to COVID-19 Inspections


The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a one-pager on frequently cited standards related to COVID-19 inspections. Some of these include fit tests for respirators, providing a medical evaluation before fit testing or using a respirator, PPE availability, training on properly using PPE and respirators, reporting, and recording requirements. OSHA encourages employers to learn about OSHA’s On-Site Consultation program that is available at no-cost to employers and provides confidential OSHA services for small and medium-sized business. AHCA/NCAL has provided additional resources on OSHA, including a respiratory protection program template