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California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board Adopts Emergency COVID-19 Regulation

USA - December 2 2020 On November 19, 2020, the California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (“Board”) adopted a sweeping emergency COVID-19 regulation, which...

Kaitlyn D. Shannon.

Michigan Adopts Emergency Temporary Standard on COVID-19

USA - November 25 2020 Michigan’s emergency COVID-19 worker safety rules took effect on October 14, 2020. The rules apply to all employers covered under Michigan’s...

Mark N. Duvall, Tracy Y. Williams.

Oregon Adopts a Temporary Standard for COVID-19

USA - November 25 2020 Oregon has joined Michigan and Virginia in adopting an emergency temporary rule for COVID-19. On November 6, 2020, Oregon Occupational Safety &...

Mark N. Duvall, Tracy Y. Williams.

Tenth Circuit Upholds OSHA Interpretations on Scope of PSM Standard

USA - November 2 2020 On October 27, 2020, the Tenth Circuit upheld a series of OSHA citations that were issued to an oil refining company following a fatal boiler...

Mark N. Duvall, Stephen M. Richmond, Casey T. Clausen.

CalOSHA Issues First COVID-19 Related Citations

USA - September 18 2020 In early September, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“CalOSHA”) announced that it cited 11 employers for not protecting...

Kaitlyn D. Shannon.