OSHA to Clarify Protective-Equipment Standard — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

OSHA to Clarify Protective-Equipment Standard

Get PDF file

by on
in Employment Law,Human Resources

Who pays for an employee’s personal protective equipment (e.g., gloves and steel-toed shoes): the employer or the employee? Federal regulations are unclear in most cases. But that may be changing.

The AFL-CIO recently filed suit against OSHA to clarify the standard. OSHA agreed to issue new regulations in return for the court holding the lawsuit in abeyance while the rules are drafted. The AFL-CIO agreed and will now wait for OSHA to complete the task. 

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: