OSHA Reverses Ruling Counting Vaccine Reactions as "Recordable Injuries"
Updated: May 26, 2021
Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has done an about-face and will reverse a ruling that requires companies that mandate the Covid-19 vaccine to report reactions that are adverse as "recordable injuries." This comes amidst a push to get the workforce vaccinated.
According to the agency's website, the ruling was reversed to avoid "the appearance of discouraging workers" from vaccinations and also to limit indirectly affecting companies' vaccination efforts.
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