Whitepaper: Addressing OSHA’s Most Frequent Violations with NIXN Technology

At the end of 2021, OSHA revealed the top 10 most frequently cited standards during the 2021 NCS Safety Congress & Expo. The findings should come as no surprise for those involved in the management of safety and health programs in the workplace. These findings reflect the need to improve workplace health and safety conditions … Continued

BREAKING: Supreme Court Stays OSHA ETS Vaccination and Testing Mandate

The Supreme Court of the United States issued its highly-anticipated opinions today on the OSHA ETS and the CMS healthcare industry vaccination and testing mandates. In short, the Supreme Court blocked further implementation of all parts of the OSHA ETS. The Supreme Court allowed the CMS healthcare mandate to stand. For the ETS, this means … Continued

The Heat Is On: Vaccine & Testing Solutions

Employers nationwide are making moves on vaccination and testing tracking, now that the Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard is here to stay; many business leaders are overwhelmed trying to find a technology solution that fits their current tech atmosphere. OSHA will not begin issuing citations for noncompliance before January 10th, and for testing noncompliance … Continued

Breaking: Sixth Circuit Dissolves Stay on the OSHA ETS

On the evening of December 17, 2021, the Sixth Circuit issued its highly anticipated decision on whether OSHA’s ETS would remain intact, be further delayed, or modified in some other alternative.  In a surprise decision to many, the historically conservative Sixth Circuit dissolved the stay.  The Sixth Circuit noted “the costs of delaying the implementation … Continued

Preparing HR Technology for the OSHA Vaccination ETS

OSHA has submitted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) which is a division of the White House Budget Office. Once the review is final, it will be posted on the Federal Register for public access. We expect that once the ETS goes into effect, Employers will have a rather quick … Continued

Webinar: Implementation Considerations for the Vaccination ETS

On November 4th the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 in the workplace. The ETS requires that employers with 100 or more employees implement a program for vaccination against COVID-19 or the regular testing of their staff for COVID-19.  The new ETS is part of the larger pandemic response ecosystem … Continued

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard FAQs – COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing

Earlier today the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the long-anticipated Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination and testing. The ETS requires affected employers to  develop, implement, and enforce  a mandatory COVID-19  vaccination policy.  Employers are permitted to utilize regular testing and the wearing of a face mask while working … Continued

Whitepaper: Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Vary Among Employers

The Emergency Temporary Standard OSHA announced in early September has been met with a wide array of responses from employers, industry groups, and employees. It appears that just about all viewpoints have been captured in response to the announcement. While some employers have welcomed the announcement as a path forward to returning to a more … Continued

Next Week is OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

Each year, more than 5,000 workers are killed on the job. Additionally, more than 3.6 million employees are seriously injured each year while at work. Because of this, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a nationwide event each August called Safe and Sound Week, which promotes the importance of companies incorporating safety and … Continued

Join the National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction

OSHA’s 7th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls start September 14th and runs through September 18th this year. Each year OSHA brings together employees and employers to participate in the stand-down to draw attention to the concerns around falls in the workplace. Falls are the leading cause of fatal workplace accidents for all construction … Continued