OSHA COVID-19 ETS Published in Federal Register
The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for Occupational Exposure to COVID–19 was published today (June 21, 2021) in the Federal Register.
Compliance dates for specific provisions are in 29 CFR 1910.502(s). Employers must comply with all requirements of this section, except for requirements in paragraphs (i), (k), and (n) by July 6, 2021. Employers must comply with the requirements in paragraphs (i), (k), and (n) by July 21, 2021. (Written comments, including comments on any aspect of this ETS and whether this ETS should become a final rule, must be submitted by July 21, 2021 in Docket No. OSHA-2020-0004. Comments on the information collection determination described in Section VII.K of the preamble (OMB Review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995) may be submitted by August 20, 2021 in Docket Number OSHA-2021-003.)