OSHA issues enforcement guidance on PPE

OSHA Healthcare Connection, February 22, 2011

As of February 10, OSHA inspectors have new guidance on how and when to cite employers for personal protective equipment (PPE) violations in workplaces.

Enforcement Guidance for Personal Protective Equipment in General Industry now reflects OSHA’s final rule on Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment, issued November 2007.The enforcement guide clarifies what type of PPE employers must provide at no cost to workers and when employers are not required to pay for PPE.

For more details, read the featured post on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

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