– by Herb Brychta, PSP, CISSP – Workplace Safety + Security Leader
Virginia has announced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 infection prevention measures will be published during the week of 27 July. In addition to currently accepted practices like mask usage and social distancing, this ETS is expected to mandate notification of employees if a co-worker tests positive for COVID 19 and mandate days away from work after a positive test.
AE Works like all other employers with locations in Virginia will be looking for the standard and the associated guidance which is likely to include:
Stay tuned. We will offer analysis and commentary on how this standard will impact your return to the office plan. More information is available here.