COVID Safety

  • OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
    The Occupation Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) recently issued a COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on vaccination and testing which became effective on November 5, 2021. OSHA requires covered employers to comply with all the provisions of the ETS by December 6, 2021, except for compliance with COVID-19 testing requirements which must be achieved by… Read More
  • Medical Emergency Training in a COVID-19 World
    Is your staff trained in First Aid and CPR? Do you have adequate first aid kits? Does your staff know where to find your AED and how to use it in an emergency? Operating during a global pandemic looks different compared to less than a year ago. One thing hasn’t changed though: When staff is… Read More
  • U.S. Department of Labor Issues Stronger Workplace Guidance on Coronavirus
    As employers continue to navigate the unique challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, one thing is clear: Stronger workplace guidance is being issued by the US Department of Labor, and employers should be prepared. Earlier this year, OSHA alerted employers of updated worker safety guidelines for coronavirus protection programs to mitigate and prevent the spread of… Read More
  • Walden to Present OSHA and COVID19 Challenges in Today’s World on November 9th at 1:00PM
    On November 9th, 2020 at 1:00PM we invite you join expert speakers from the Council of Industry (COI) and Walden, as our own Principal Joe Heaney and Professional Engineer and Certified Safety Professional, Massimiliano Lelli present “OSHA and COVID-19 Update with Walden Environmental.” Employers and employees are facing unprecedented challenges in 2020 in response to… Read More
  • New York State’s School COVID-19 Reopening Guidance: What’s Required?
    New York State has successfully flattened the curve during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the phased re-opening of New York continues, focus has turned towards the fall, when schools across the State typically begin their educational year. Even with the pandemic under control, school administrators and parents are worried about the unknowns and what-ifs of opening… Read More
  • New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) Begins Enforcement of COVID Phase 1 Reopening Requirements
    DOB continues inspections at construction sites During the first 30 days after Phase 1 construction resumed on June 8, 2020, New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) inspectors focused on educating construction professionals on COVID safety protocols and did not issue any monetary penalties. Beginning July 8th, DOB inspectors will take enforcement action against construction… Read More