Best Practices for Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic

By SCSAI / March 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

As the number of US COVID-19 cases grows daily, businesses across the country are developing and implementing plans to keep their employees and customers healthy. Use these best practices to develop your own creative measures and planning to prevent the pandemic from affecting your organization.

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OSHA Guidance on COVID-19

By SCSAI / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (the Act) was enacted to regulate workplace safety and health. The Act is administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The Act and its accompanying regulations identify a significant number of recognized hazards and establish safety and health standards to address them. However, even when no standard specific to a recognized hazard applies, the Act requires employers to look after their employees’ general safety and health.

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Implementation of Mitigation Strategies with Local COVID-19 Transmission

By SCSAI / March 16, 2020 / 0 Comments

Community mitigation is a set of actions that people and community can take to help slow the spread of COVID-19. It is especially important during times like these when a vaccine or drug is not yet available.

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Legal Update: FMCSA Waives HOS Requirements for COVID-19 Relief Efforts

By SCSAI / March 14, 2020 / 0 Comments

On March 13, 2020, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an emergency declaration that provides some commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers an immediate waiver from the agency’s hours-of-service (HOS) regulations.

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DOL FAQs: COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act

By SCSAI / March 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

In light of the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, the Department of Labor (DOL) has published answers to frequently asked questions on how employers can stay in compliance with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which regulates wage and hour conditions for employees.

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OSHA Issues Interim on Novel Coronavirus

By SCSAI / March 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

The outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has created a number of questions and compliance challenges for employers. To help employers deal with the outbreak of Coronavirus, OSHA has developed a new resource page.

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