OSHA Issues Respiratory Protection Guidance Focused on Protecting Long Term Care Personnel
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- 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.
- 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…