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OSHA reveals most-violated standards related to COVID-19

In addition torespiratory protection citations, OSHA also cited employers with violations of:

  • Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (Subpart 1904).
  • Personal Protective Equipment (1910.132).
  • General Duty Clause (OSH Act 5(a)(1)).

On its website, OSHA says that in order to come into compliance in advance of an inspection, employers should consider:

  • Providing a medical evaluation before a worker is fit-tested or uses a respirator.
  • Using a tight-fitting respirator to perform the fit test.

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