Chamber members urge OSHA to seek input from companies on ETS

Two House representatives sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday requesting that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration provide business owners and workers with a formal opportunity to comment on a temporary COVID-19 emergency standard.

On January 21, President Joe Biden signed an executive order ordering OSHA to issue a federal COVID-19 ETS by March. California, Michigan, Oregon and Virginia have already put these standards in place.

Representative Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, ranking member of the Committee on Education and Labor, and Fred Keller, R-Pennsylvania, addressed the letter to Acting Secretary of Labor Al Stewart, requesting that OSHA “diligently solicit feedback. from entrepreneurs and their employees “before” implementing …

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