COVID-19, General Information, Human Resources, Keeping Employees Safe

Cloth Face Masks at Work

The Centers for Disease Control, as well as many healthcare and government organizations, recently recommended the use of handmade cloth face coverings in public settings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But are these DIY face masks considered personal protective equipment and are employers required to provide them?

This legal alert from Fisher Phillips breaks down the facts, both as to employee safety as well as the OSHA implications on employers.

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