Bloomberg Law
Aug. 13, 2021, 2:40 PMUpdated: Aug. 13, 2021, 9:10 PM

New OSHA Covid-19 Guidance Echoes CDC’s July Recommendations (2)

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

OSHA on Friday revised its Covid-19 guidance to reflect the July 27 recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for fully vaccinated people to resume wearing masks.

The new Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidance advises that fully vaccinated workers in communities where the CDC says there is “substantial or high” risk of transmission wear masks indoors while on the job in order to protect unvaccinated workers.

The workplace safety agency also recommends that fully vaccinated workers who come into close contact with people who have Covid-19 to wear masks indoors for up to 14 days unless ...