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Paul Jacobson Explains Impact of OSHA’s COVID-19 Guidance

July 7, 2020

Spencer Fane attorney Paul Jacobson recently published an article in Risk Management Monitor discussing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) guidance on COVID-19- related issues.

Titled “OSHA Revises Stance on COVID-19 Record-Keeping and Enforcement,” Paul’s article details the requirements for determining if cases of COVID-19 are work-related, and OSHA’s policy for handling COVID-19-related complaints, referrals, and severe illness reports.

“Employers should bear in mind that the negative consequences of choosing not to comply with OSHA’s record-keeping and reporting requirements often outweigh the potential negative consequences of bringing injuries and illnesses to OSHA’s attention,” Paul explained in the article.

To read the full article, please click here.