By Benjamin D. Briggs and Adam R. Young
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA Interim Guidance recommends that all employers develop and implement policies to deal with Zika virus.
What is Zika?
The Zika virus disease (Zika) primarily is spread through the bites of infected mosquitoes. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). While some … Continue Reading
By James L. Curtis, Patrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen
Seyfarth Synopsis: An alcohol induced accident involving an intoxicated employee can be an OSHA recordable incident.
OSHA recently opined in an Interpretation Letter that, where an employee sustained an injury at work but the employee was found to be intoxicated from alcohol through a post-injury drug … Continue Reading
Seyfarth Partner James L. Curtis was one of sixteen “top legal experts” interviewed to provide a “list of critical information you should be aware of in the event you receive an OSHA citation.” See “16 Legal Tips: Handling OSHA Citations the Right Way” (Intelivert, 2016).
The article notes that the experts weighed in with “simple, actionable tips that … Continue Reading