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DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AD42 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: ●COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard Rulemaking 
Abstract:

OSHA published an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from the grave danger of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. The standard requires all covered employers to develop and implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, with an exception for employers that instead adopt a policy requiring employees to elect either to get vaccinated or to undergo regular COVID-19 testing and wear a face covering at work.

 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: State, local, or tribal governments; Private Sector 
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.501    29 CFR 1910.504    29 CFR 1910.505    29 CFR 1910.509   
Legal Authority: Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Public Law 91-596)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  11/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Local, State, Tribal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Andrew Levinson
Deputy Director, Directorate of Standards and Guidance
Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW, FP Building, Room N-3718,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-1950
Email: levinson.andrew@dol.gov