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OSHA’s Latest Guidance on Creating COVID-19 Prevention Programs

OSHA’s Latest Guidance on Creating COVID-19 Prevention Programs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued new guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This guidance—which pertains to organizations outside of the health care sector—is intended to inform both employees and employers of the risks of occupational COVID-19 exposure, as well as outline top COVID-19 control measures …

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Overview of the American Rescue Plan

Overview of the American Rescue Plan

The $1.9 trillion relief bill, known as the American Rescue Plan, has been signed into law by President Joe Biden. Highlights of the bill include extended unemployment benefits, direct checks to individuals and more. While some of the bill was changed during its time with Congress, it’s largely similar to the initial version passed by …

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Overview of Biden’s Proposed $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package

Overview of Biden’s Proposed $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package

The House of Representatives has been hard at work drafting its version of President Joe Biden’s proposed stimulus bill, which includes extended unemployment benefits, direct checks to individuals and more. Democrats hope to pass the $1.9 trillion relief package by mid-March, before existing COVID-19 relief measures, such as enhanced unemployment insurance, expire. The bill is …

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CDC Says Double-masking Offers Additional Protection Against COVID-19

CDC Says Double-masking Offers Additional Protection Against COVID-19

In a recent report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released findings on maximizing the fit of cloth and medical procedure masks to reduce COVID-19 transmission and exposure. Notably, the research found that double-masking substantially improved source control of COVID-19 and reduced wearer exposure. According to the CDC’s report, double-masking refers to fitting …

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COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

COVID-19 Vaccine Considerations

The prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine is exciting, but it also presents challenges for employers like you. Specifically, you may be considering whether vaccinations should be encouraged or mandated for your staff. The answer to this question depends on the unique aspects of your organization and its operations. And although there’s currently no federal law …

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