OSHA Updates Enforcement Memorandum for Respirator Fit Testing Programs * March 18th

OSHA Updates Enforcement Memorandum for Respirator Fit Testing Programs * March 18th

OSHA – March 18, 2021

Enforcement Memoranda

Interim Enforcement Response Plan

OSHA’s interim enforcement response plan memoranda provide instructions and guidance to Area Offices and compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) for handling COVID-19-related complaints, referrals, and severe illness reports. The Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19 was issued on April 13, 2020, updated on May 19, 2020. On March 12, 2021, the May 19, 2020, memorandum on this topic was rescinded, and the new Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for COVID-19 went into and

Memorandum Applies to Effective Date Status Related Information
Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134), Required annual fit-testing (paragraph (f)(2)) March 12, 2021 Remains in effect  
Updated Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134), Required annual fit-testing (paragraph (f)(2)) May 19, 2020 Archived (as of March 12, 2021)  
Interim Enforcement Response Plan for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)   April 13, 2020 Archived (as of May 20, 2020)  

New memo being enforced: https://www.osha.gov/memos/2021-03-12/updated-interim-enforcement-response-plan-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

 

Questions?

Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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