COVID-19 SAFE WORKPLACE TRAINING
August 31, 2020
The last few weeks have seen seismic shifts in the COVID-19 workplace safety landscape. Below is a state-by-state summary of some of the most important changes (and continued requirements):
The CDC revised its Covid-19 testing guidance to state that
“[i]f you have been in close contact (within 6 feet) of a person with a COVID-19 infection for at least 15 minutes but do not have symptoms . . . [y]ou do not necessarily need a test unless you are a vulnerable individual or your health care provider or state or local public health officials recommend you take one.”
Previously, the CDC guidelines advised that an individual should be tested for the coronavirus in this situation. CDC Overview of Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), as updated August 24, 2020.