JOBSITE & OFFICE DISINFECTING
- OSHA will enforce recordkeeping requirements for coronavirus illnesses for all employers. Employers must put forth an effort to ascertain whether a case of coronavirus is work-related.
- OSHA acknowledges that it remains difficult to determine work-relatedness with potential exposure outside of the workplace.
- The President signed an executive order for “good faith” companies compelled to comply during this fluid and dynamic crisis.
What to do if there is an exposure/illness?
- Follow CDC’s Contact Tracing Guidance
- Disinfect the facility: Ensure disinfectant is on EPA’s List of Approved Disinfectants.
- Ensure the Local Health Department (Virginia Call Centers) has been contacted
- CDC Guidance advises how critical infrastructure workers may keep working following potential exposure to COVID-19, provided they remain asymptomatic and follow additional precautions.
VOSH Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page
VOSH’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources page here
Here you can find information concerning the new Emergency Temporary Standard.
Link to outreach material being published under “NEW! Outreach, Education and Training for the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, 16VAC25-220. The material that is being published includes items such as the regulation itself, templates, toolbox talks, etc.