CDC Guidance: Preparing For H1N1

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 4:25 PM EDT) -- As the summer comes to an end, global concern over the upcoming influenza season, more specifically the 2009 H1N1 influenza continues to spread.

Pursuant to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, all employers are charged with the general duty of maintaining a safe workplace free from recognized hazards which may cause death or serious harm to its employees.

Employers can be cited for violating the “General Duty Clause” if there is a recognized hazard and they do not take reasonable steps to prevent or abate the...
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