OSHA Extends Its Heightened Scrutiny of Assisted Living

Assisted living communities can expect continued vigilance from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA has extended its revised National Emphasis Program for Covid-19 until further notice with plans to double its inspection goals, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The increase stems from Centers For Disease Control and Prevention projections which […]

With Federal Rules Released, Lagging Senior Living Providers Must Mandate Staff Vaccination

Companies that employ more than 100 people — including senior living providers — must implement a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy, under an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule issued Thursday.  All workers in these companies must receive their final Covid-19 vaccination shot by January 4, 2022. Alternately, workers could undergo routine Covid-19 testing and […]