Transporting Workers Safety Tips A new OSHA Alert provides tips to keep farmworkers transported in employer-provided vehicles safe. Click here. Winter Safety When temperatures drop, follow these tips to keep workers safe from cold stress. Click here. Holiday Safety Is your workplace prepared for the holiday season? Use these worker training tips (click here) to […]
The following updates have been published by the CDC: When to Quarantine. Click here. Considerations for Wearing Masks. Click here. Know When to Delay your Travel to Avoid Spreading COVID-19. Click here. Operational Considerations for Adapting a Contact Tracing Program to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here.
Protecting Seasonal Worker Safety and Pay The Department recently reminded employers of their responsibility to protect worker safety and pay during the holiday season. Click here. Release on Cloth Face Coverings OSHA updated FAQs addressing using cloth face coverings as personal protective equipment. Click here. Generator Safety Alert A new OSHA alert provides tips to keep […]
Resolving Potential Employment Discrimination The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs announced a final rule codifying procedures to resolve potential employment discrimination. The rule will increase transparency and help to strategically allocate limited agency resources. (Click here). Workplace Ventilation OSHA has issued a new alert on workplace ventilation. Click here.
Staying Safe in Flu Season Flu activity tends to rise in October and then peak between December and February. OSHA has tips to keep workers safe and limit the flu’s spread. Click here. NDEAM Event Next Tuesday An online celebration on Oct. 20 will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the National Disability Employment Awareness Month […]
National Apprenticeship Week Dates Announced USDOL is recognizing National Apprenticeship Week November 8-14. National Apprenticeship Week is an annual event recognizing the value that apprenticeship offers employers, career seekers, and the communities. Click here for more. Combatting Forced Labor The Bureau of International Labor Affairs has added five goods produced in China to its […]
Independent Contractor Rule A new proposed rule would clarify employee and independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Click here. Farm Safety and Health Farm Safety and Health Week, observed every year during the third week of September, provides an opportunity to reflect on practices to keep agricultural workers safe and healthy all […]
Apprenticeships: A Discover Apprenticeship campaign launched this week aims to raise awareness about the benefits of apprenticeship and encourage employers to create apprenticeship programs. Click here. Release: The Department announced revised regulations to clarify paid leave requirements under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. Click here. Guidance: Using cloth face coverings while working outdoors in […]
School Reopening Guidance New FAQs answer questions workers and employers may have about qualifying for paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act as elementary and secondary schools reopen. Click here. Telework Pay Guidance New guidance from the Wage and Hour Division provides compliance assistance to employers on tracking compensable hours for teleworkers. Click […]
Checklist: OSHA-FDA checklist for human and animal food manufacturers to consider when continuing, resuming or reevaluating operations due to the coronavirus. Click here. Alert: OSHA alert to help keep food truck workers safe during the pandemic. Click here. Rule: A new final rule will go into effect on September 21 that makes it easier for […]