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DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AD36 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Subpart U--Emergency Temporary Standard--COVID-19 
Abstract:

In accordance with President Biden’s Executive Order 13999 on Protecting Worker Health and Safety (January 21st, 2021), OSHA issued an emergency temporary standard to address the grave danger of COVID-19 in healthcare workplaces. This standard contains provisions necessary to ensure the health and safety of workers. The agency believes the danger faced by healthcare workers continues to be of the highest concern and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are still needed to protect them. OSHA therefore continues to work expeditiously to issue a final standard that will protect healthcare workers from COVID-19 hazards.

 
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.501    29 CFR 1910.502    29 CFR 1910.504    29 CFR 1910.505    29 CFR 1910.506   
Legal Authority: Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Public Law 91-596)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  Deadline per EO  03/15/2021 
Other  Statutory  Deadline per EO  03/15/2021 
Other  Statutory  Deadline per EO  03/15/2021 
Other  Statutory  Deadline per EO  03/15/2021 
Other  Statutory  Deadline per EO  03/15/2021 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  06/21/2021  86 FR 32376   
Interim Final Rule Effective  06/21/2021 
Interim Final Rule; Correction  07/14/2021  86 FR 37038   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period Extended  06/21/2021  86 FR 38232   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period Extended End  08/20/2021 
Final Rule  09/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State, Tribal 
Federalism: No 
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