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Shot-or-Test Rule Public Comment Period Extended 45 Days by OSHA

Nov. 30, 2021, 6:13 PM

Anyone who wants to comment on OSHA’s Covid-19 vaccination or testing mandate standard now has 45 extra days to submit their thoughts.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday it has extended the deadline from Dec. 6 to Jan. 19.

OSHA is asking for comments on any aspect the emergency temporary standard and whether it should become a permanent rule. The standard requires most employers with 100 or more employees to require workers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or pass a weekly test.

Enforcement of the standard, issued Nov. 5, has been on hold since a federal appeals ...