Bloomberg Law
July 30, 2020, 4:46 PMUpdated: July 30, 2020, 8:37 PM

Nevada OSHA Leads Enforcing Worker Virus Protections (Corrected)

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

While federal OSHA hasn’t yet handed out many Covid-19 citations, Nevada’s state-run worker safety agency has been issuing citations for several weeks to companies such as Walmart Inc. and contractors building Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.

Since mid-March, the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to more than 100 businesses and visited more than 3,500 establishments to check that they’re complying with state requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks. Among the mandates are performing daily checks of employees’ health, making sure customers wear face coverings, and conducting a job hazard analysis if close contact between ...

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