OSHA Focuses Enforcement Efforts on Higher-Risk Workplaces Amid Pandemic

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On March 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a national emphasis program (NEP) to focus its enforcement efforts on preventing employees from contracting COVID-19 and protecting those who report unsafe working conditions.

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In general, an NEP is a method by which OSHA temporarily focuses its resources on a specific danger or a highly hazardous industry. The newly published NEP targets “establishments that have workers with increased potential exposure to [contracting COVID-19] and that put the largest number of workers at serious risk.”

The goal is to reduce or

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