The state of New Mexico has issued an emergency amendment to its regulation requiring the reporting of workplace injuries. Employers must now immediately tell the state about employees who test positive for COVID-19.
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Those of us living in New Mexico have become accustomed to seeing COVID-19 updates from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and officials with the state’s department of health. However, the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED), which administers the state’s duties under the New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Act, is primarily charged with regulating employers during