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Unions Urge OSHA to Enforce Swine Flu Worker Protections

The AFL-CIO sent a letter to acting OSHA Director Jordan Barab expressing their concern about worker exposures to the H1N1 virus. The letter stated:

“We request that OSHA immediately issue a hazard alert and/or compliance directive that makes clear that exposure to the novel H1N1 virus in healthcare settings and emergency response activities poses a recognized hazard to workers and requires protective measures.”

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