Bloomberg Law
June 14, 2021, 7:31 PM

OSHA Rule Requires Health Employers to Track Worker Virus Data

Bruce Rolfsen
Bruce Rolfsen

The new OSHA Covid-19 health-care standard sets recordkeeping requirements for employers to track infections among their workers and for when the government must be notified of a death or a hospitalization.

The mandates detailed in the emergency temporary standard, released June 10, are separate from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s longstanding requirement for employers to record in “Form 300" logs any injury or illness that was treated with more than first aid or that led to a worker missing more than a day of work.

For a Covid-19 diagnosis to be recorded in a Form 300 log, the ...

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