OSHA Hands Down Safety Citations Over Improper Nursing Home PPE Use

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited three skilled nursing facilities in Ohio for violating respiratory infection standards in a way that failed to protect employees from COVID-19. The Pebble Creek Healthcare Center in Akron, along with Salem West Healthcare Center and Salem North Healthcare Center in Salem — all […]

Regulatory Roundup: OSHA Hands Out First COVID-19 Citation to a Nursing Home, Azar Promises Investigation in PA

A nursing home in Georgia operated by Winder Nursing was the recipient of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) first citation related to COVID-19. The nursing home delayed reporting the work-related hospitalization of six workers who were infected, according to a May 18 citation first covered by ABC News. The hospitalizations occurred as early […]