Analysis of Latest U.S. OSHA COVID-19 Safety and Health Guidance

On Jan. 29, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued new guidance on protecting workers and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.  Per OSHA, the guidance is not a standard or regulation, creates no new legal obligations and the recommendations are advisory in nature, informational in content, and are intended to assist employers in recognizing and abating hazards in the workplace.

Click here to access an analysis from AGC of America highlighting the key differences in the recent guidance in comparison to previous guidance issued. 

If you have any questions regarding the new guidance, please contact Kevin Cannon ( or Nazia Shah ( in AGC of America’s safety and health services department.

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