Returning to Work Safely: OSHA’s Current COVID-19 Guidance and Other “Hot” Safety and Health Topics



Date & Time

Start Date: 09/15/2020
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 2:00 pm EST


From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic OSHA has been actively publishing various materials to assist employers with addressing issues related COVID-19 in the workplace.  As the weeks turned to months in the pandemic, OSHA’s guidance was subject to change taking into account numerous factors such as community transmission rates, industry, and employee risk level. This briefing will focus on current OSHA COVID-19 guidance as many employers continue the return to work transition. In addition, other significant OSHA developments affecting employers will be addressed.

John will discuss:

  • COVID-19 and the general duty clause
  • Best practices for returning to work safely
  • Industry specific guidance
  • Recording and reporting confirmed COVID-19 cases
  • Addressing whistleblower and retaliation concerns
  • Other significant “hot” issues



John S. Ho

Co-Chair, OSHA-Workplace Safety Practice

(212) 883-4927

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