Bloomberg Law
Dec. 28, 2021, 4:01 PMUpdated: Dec. 29, 2021, 3:10 PM

First Health-Care Worker Virus Rule Officially Ended by OSHA (2)

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

OSHA has officially withdrawn its original Covid-19 health-care emergency temporary standard but is continuing to work on a permanent version of the rule.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s announcement came on Monday evening, one week after its ETS had reached its six-month expiration date with no word from the agency on what lay ahead.

“OSHA announced today that it is withdrawing the healthcare ETS issued on June 21, 2021, with the exception of the recordkeeping requirements within the healthcare ETS, which remain in place under a separate provision of the Occupational Safety and Health Act,” the agency said ...

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