OSHA Guidance

OSHA Unveils Guidance Concerning Avian Flu On November 14th, 2006, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) unveiled new safety and health guidance that alerts employees and employers about the hazards of occupational exposure to avian influenza from infected birds, or “avian flu,” and provides practical recommendations on ways to avoid infection. OSHA Guidance Update on …

Emergency Preparedness

In 2006 Avian Flu made headlines with the possibility of a pandemic. Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Commission (OSHA) issued significant guidance for employers about pandemics and preparedness. This guidance is available at: http://www.osha.gov/Publications/influenza_pandemic.html  Helpful information is also available on the Department of Health and Human Services Web site at: http://www.hhs.gov/disasters/emergency/manmadedisasters/panflu/pandemicflu.html