Compliance Alert: Court Rules OSHA Vaccination Mandate Emergency Temporary Standard Can Move Forward

The US Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Biden Administration to enforce several COVID-19 vaccination and testing mandates, including The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emergency temporary standard for private sector businesses announced in September. This OSHA ETS requires businesses with more than 100 employees to implement a mandated vaccination policy or conduct weekly testing for unvaccinated employees with a valid exemption.

OSHA says it will not issue any citations for violations before January 10, 2022, and will begin issuing citations on February 9, 2022. This decision is likely to be appealed and forwarded to the Supreme Court.

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Vaccine Tracking Solution

It is important to remember, an effective vaccination effort includes well-thought-out policies, educational programs, consideration of targeted incentives and most importantly, a mechanism to measure the success of your program. For more information, questions, or assistance with implementing the requirements of this ETS, or interest in the SISCO Vaccine & Testing Tracking Solution, please contact us. To learn more about how SISCO’s Vaccine and Testing Tracking Solution allows your business to seamlessly track your vaccination and testing efforts, complete the form below.