The document is intended as planning guidance to help employers and workers identify risk levels in workplace settings and to determine any appropriate control measures to implement. The guidance is advisory in nature and informational in content. It is not a standard or a regulation, and it neither creates new legal obligations nor alters existing obligations created by OSHA standards or the OSH Act.
On March 19, 2020, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) declared COVID-19 a direct threat under the ADA, which means that a significant risk of substantial harm would be posed by having someone with COVID-19, or symptoms of it, present in the workplace.
The EEOC has also updated its pandemic Guidance (originally issued in 2009, during the spread of H1N1 virus) to include information on COVID-19.
These resources are provided for your convenience, and does not attempt to provide legal advice. Employers are advised to retain counsel from a trusted attorney with experience in employment law, and all materials should be reviewed by an attorney in your state to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
This Advisor is designed to help employers comply with the poster requirements of several laws administered by the Department of Labor (DOL)
Workplace Poster Requirements for Small Businesses and Other Employers
These links can provide you with information regarding coverage requirements, poster requirements, claim databases, proof of coverage and a variety of other useful resources.
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