- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Group of young business team wearing protective masks and discussing work together at the table … [+] during meeting
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued updated guidance to help employers protect unvaccinated workers in non-healthcare-related industries. The agency said the optional guidelines place special emphasis on industries that are noted for prolonged close-contacts including meat processing, manufacturing, seafood, and grocery and high-volume retail.
OSHA said employers, “should still take steps to protect unvaccinated or otherwise at-risk workers in their workplaces, or well-defined portions of workplaces.” It recommended employers discuss with workers and their representatives “ how to implement multi-layered interventions to protect unvaccinated or otherwise at-risk workers and mitigate the spread of Covid-19.
The recommended steps include:
Paid Time Off
- Granting paid time…