OSHA Issues Respiratory Protection Guidance Focused on Protecting Long Term Care Personnel

Published: 11/04/2020

Sources:
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued respiratory protection guidance focused on protecting workers in nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities (LTCFs) from occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2.

Key Recommendations/Guidance:

  • Source control measures are recommended for everyone in healthcare facilities, including LTCFs, even if the wearer does not have symptoms of the coronavirus. Source control measures ca

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