Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Worker Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA
October 13, 2020, Vol 324, No. 14, Pages 1371-1476
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/currentissue

 

Viewpoint
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Worker Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic
David Michaels, PhD, MPH; Gregory R. Wagner, MD
free access
JAMA. 2020;324(14):1389-1390. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.16343
This Viewpoint discusses the importance of preventive measures and supplies to reduce workplace COVID-19 transmission and calls for the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an enforceable requirement that employers implement standards and plans to minimize COVID-19 incidence among essential workers and spread to their families and communities.