According to a memorandum dated April 10, 2020, published by OSHA, COVID-19 is a recordable illness, and employers are responsible for recording cases of COVID-19, if:
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and the extent of transmission is a rapidly evolving issue.
This memorandum provides interim guidance to Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) for enforcing the requirements of 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of occupational illnesses, specifically cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
To read this memorandum in its entirety, please visit OSHA Enforcement Guidance Recording Cases.
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