Nevada Governor Updates COVID-19 Enforcement Guidance
Nevada OSHA has issued new enforcement guidance for COVID-19 inspections that impact all businesses, including printing operations.
Michigan Issues COVID-19 Emergency Regulation
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) has issued a issued a COVID-19 Emergency Rule that all printing operations in the state need to follow.
Centers for Disease Control Updates “Close Contact” Guide for COVID-19
The CDC has revised its guidance for Close Contact which can have significant implications on employees who will be required to quarantine.
PRINTING United Alliance Submits Comments on Proposed Printing Tax in Connecticut
PRINTING United Alliance submits comments on Connecticut's proposal to enhance recycling through the use of an Extended Producer Responsibility Program.
Attention Ontario Employers! Mandatory COVID Screening and Masking Requirements In Place
The Province of Ontario implements mandatory COVID screening and masking for all open businesses -- including printing operations!
Oregon OSHA Seeks to Increase Penalties and Limit Contesting Violations
Oregon OSHA has proposed significant changes to its regulations governing how they can penalize companies for violations and severely limiting the ability of a company to use employee misconduct in defense of a violation. PRINTING United Alliance submitted comments opposing the proposed changes.
OSHA Updates Its Guidance on Reporting COVID-19 Hospitalizations and Deaths
OSHA has revised its guidelines regarding when work-related COVID-19 hospitalizations and fatalities need to be reported to them. OSHA requires reporting of injuries and illnesses that result in amputations, hospitalizations, or fatalities.
PRINTING United Alliance Opposes Permanent COVID-19 Standard
PRINTING United Alliance submits comments opposing the Commonwealth of Virginia's proposed permanent COVID-19 workplace safety standard. The Alliance, in its comments, states that current safety standards offer sufficient protection for the workforce.
New Streamlined Air Permit for Wisconsin Based Printing Operations
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources releases streamlined air permit for printing operations.