OSHA Announces COVID-19 Focused Inspection Initiative in Healthcare

Published: 03/11/2022

Sources:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a highly focused, short-term inspection initiative directed at hospitals and skilled nursing care facilities that treat or handle COVID-19 patients..

Through this initiative, OSHA will assess employer compliance efforts, including the readiness of hospitals and skilled nursing care employers to address any ongoing or future COVID-19 surges. This Initiative supplements OSHA’s targeted enforcement under the COVID-19 National

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