Three-Step Guide for Determining Whether COVID-19 Cases Are Work RelatedJuly 22, 2020 – Alerts
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requires employers to record work-related injuries and illnesses, including confirmed cases of COVID-19. However, because employees experience potential exposure both inside and outside the workplace, OSHA recognizes the difficulty of determining whether a COVID-19 illness is work related. To that end, OSHA has issued guidance with factors for determining when an employee’s confirmed case of COVID-19 is recordable.
This downloadable guide provides a three-step approach employers can follow, based on OSHA's guidance, to determine whether a confirmed case of COVID-19 is work related and/or recordable. To view the guide, click on the image at right.
For more information, please contact Lucy Li at [email protected] or 609.896.3600, or any member of Fox Rothschild LLP’s Labor & Employment Department.