The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency charged with protecting workers injured or otherwise health-impacted while on the job. OSHA is in the business of enforcing the Occupational Safety and Health Act, a statute that covers most private sector employers and their workers - in addition to most public sector employers and workers in all 50 states. On Thursday, April 22, 2021, OSHA issued the following statement:
“If you require your employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment (i.e., for work-related reasons), then any adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine is work-related.”
Just over one month later, OSHA pulled a Fauci – reversing its previous statement 100%. Their website now features this updated statement:
“OSHA does not wish to have any appearance of discouraging workers from receiving COVID-19 vaccination and also does not wish to disincentivize employer’s vaccination efforts. As a result, OSHA will not enforce 29 CFR 1904’s recording requirements to require many employers to record worker side effects from COVid-19 vaccination through May 2022. We will re-evaluate the agency’s position at that time to determine ...