Vaccination Mandate Update

President Biden’s vaccine and testing mandates for large businesses. The directives, which require workers at companies with more than 100 employees to either get fully vaccinated or provide negative COVID-19 test results weekly, had been temporarily blocked by a federal appeals panel in Louisiana early last month. Previously scheduled to take effect on Jan. 4, 2022, the regulations will […]

OSHA suspends implementation and enforcement of Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

 On Nov. 16, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is suspending all implementation and enforcement efforts related to the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and testing in the workplace. The announcement follows the Nov. 12, 2021 order from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals staying enforcement of the ETS pending a […]

OSHA’s New Guidance on Recordability of COVID-19 Vaccine Reactions

OSHA recently released the new guidance for COVID-19 safety compliance.  The new guidance from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is causing contractors to change their COVID-19 vaccine requirements, Several companies began asking for clarification whether an employer should record adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccination if the employer requires or mandates the vaccine. OSHA replied that […]