OSHA & CDC Update Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

August 18, 2021

OSHA recently updated their guidelines on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, which reflects the July 27, 2021 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mask and testing recommendations for fully vaccinated people.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • OSHA & CDC recommend that fully vaccinated workers in areas of substantial or high community transmission wear masks in order to protect unvaccinated workers.
  • OSHA & CDC recommend that fully vaccinated workers who experience close contact with someone who tests positive for coronavirus, wear a mask for up to 14 days unless they have a negative coronavirus test at least 3-5 days after such contact.

OSHA UPDATE

CDC MASK & TESTING UPDATE

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