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Steps to Take to Prepare for COVID-19 Claims NOW

Steps to Take to Prepare for COVID-19 Claims NOW

Over the past few months, COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims and third-party lawsuits have been popping up around the country. Most recently – in Illinois – the family of a woman who died of complications related to COVID-19 brought suit against the meat packing...

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OSHA Revises COVID Guidance….Again

OSHA Revises COVID Guidance….Again

Previously, OSHA issued guidance indicating that most employers only had to record or report confirmed COVID-19 cases when provided with objective evidence that an employee contracted COVID-19 at work. In practice, this put the burden on employees to submit evidence...

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OSHA Guidance: Construction Workforce

OSHA Guidance: Construction Workforce

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has created a series of industry-specific guidance to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. While many industries have closed due to the shelter-in-place order, many industries have...

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Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19

Worker Exposure Risk to COVID-19

Worker risk of occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, during an outbreak may depend on the industry type and need for contact within six feet of people who are known to have, or are suspected of having, COVID-19. OSHA has divided job...

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OSHA Guidelines: Package Delivery Workforce

OSHA Guidelines: Package Delivery Workforce

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed guidelines for employers and employees within the Package and Delivery Workforce (e.g., United States Delivery Service, Amazon Delivery Service) to follow to limit the spread of Covid-19 during...

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