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As employers move forward with their plans for reopening, they should be aware of recently issued guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regarding confirmed cases of COVID-19 as a recordable and/or reportable illness. Although OSHA initially provided certain exemptions for employers regarding COVID-19, it has rescinded that previously released COVID-19 illness recording guidance—as well as its prior enforcement plan regarding inspections—and issued revised guidance effective May 26, 2020. Below are the important changes from the revised guidance. Revised COVID-19 Illness Recording Guidance OSHA has rescinded its prior guidance in which it limited certain employers’ obligation to determine… Continue Reading Updated Guidance from OSHA Changes COVID-19 Recording Requirements and Inspection Plans