The ETS was officially filed in the Office of the Federal Register on June 17, 2021, and it became effective when it was published on June 21, 2021. Written comments on any aspect of the ETS must be submitted by July 21, 2021 in Docket number OSHA-2020-0004 .How often does openosha monitor the healthcare ETS?
OSHA will continue to monitor and assess the need for changes in the healthcare ETS each month. 1910.502 - Healthcare. 1910.504 - Mini Respiratory Protection Program.Does the ETS apply to non-healthcare providers?
Moreover, where emergency responders or other licensed healthcare providers enter a non-healthcare setting to provide healthcare services, the ETS also generally applies, but only to the provision of the healthcare services by that employee.What settings does the ETS apply to?
The ETS generally applies in settings where any employee provides healthcare services or healthcare support services. On the other hand, one or more exceptions to the ETS might apply. For example, the ETS does not apply to healthcare support services not performed in a healthcare setting (e.g., off-site laundry, off-site medical billing).