Yesterday, Virginia adopted interim OSHA rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace, becoming the first state to do so.  Many legal experts believe that it is only a matter of time before every state implements similar rules.  To assist you in preparing for such eventuality, see the attached legal alert that should prove useful.  As you will see, under VA’s rules, schools rank as a medium risk workplace, which may alleviate some of your employee concerns and help as you navigate potential HR issues.

Legal Alert: Virginia’s OSHA Rules addressing COVID-19 in the workplace.