Infectious Disease Liability for Employers
With the Covid-19 making the rounds, it is important to visit what protections your employer is providing to you. If you feel that you have been exposed to an infectious disease due to your employer’s negligence, please call us for help.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, or OSHA, the employer has a general legal obligation to provide a safe workplace. Several different laws address workplace safety. Several OSHA standards and directives apply to protecting healthcare workers from infectious diseases. State laws may apply as well.
There are several CDC resources to assist in assessing and reducing occupational exposure risks to infectious diseases: