Covid-19

A Comprehensive Guide to Complying With OSHA’s General Duty and Reporting Obligations During the Pandemic

Have you had employees have to stay home from work because they felt sick? Did you later learn that they got COVID-19? If so, you may not be following OSHA’s General Duty and Reporting […]

OSHA Complaint: Some Texas Businesses Fail to Comply During COVID-19

Across the nation, people are returning to work. Small businesses are opening their doors once more. This process is something small business owners have wholeheartedly anticipated.
But reopening the nation brings with it new considerations. Especially regarding […]

State Says City of Youngstown, Ohio Violated Health and Safety Regulations for COVID-19

As much of the country moved to working remotely in March 2020, firefighters didn’t have that option. Unfortunately, one city in Ohio didn’t give firefighters the training or equipment necessary to work safely.
Youngstown, Ohio, […]

OCR Announces Enforcement Discretion Regarding Use of Online or Web-based Scheduling Applications for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

During the pandemic, care providers face many challenges. One of those challenges is maintaining HIPAA compliance during COVID-19 vaccinations.
HIPAA security rules protect patient health information. They establish safeguards that care providers must implement for […]

The HIPAA Privacy Rule Is NOT Suspended During COVID

Every medical professional’s worst nightmare? A HIPAA Privacy Rule violation.
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This law established the legal protection for a patient’s health and medical records.
These regulations are mostly […]