Details of the employer requirements under the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) are spelled out on Lockton’s ETS Compliance Alert including a registration link for a webcast on Wednesday, November 10th from 2-3 CST.
In summary, ETS announced today by OSHA requires that employers with 100 or more employees must develop, implement and enforce a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy OR adopt a policy to ensure that their workers are fully vaccinated or tested at least weekly.
Steps such as policy establishment, employee vaccination status, communication and records retention have a deadline of December 5, 2021 with weekly testing commences no later than January 4, 2022.
Employers have been asking Lockton for a vaccine communication resource. Here is a COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Resource an overview about vaccine safety, efficacy, how the vaccine works, and commonly asked questions to help navigate information available.
Employers can take many steps to prepare. The experts at Lockton Companies have put together an Employer Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccines of items and issues to consider as employers determine the best course of action for their workforce.
The Checklist Addresses:
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