VBA Update: OSHA ETS Updates
November 18, 2021 - Banker Resources

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On this page, you will find the Zoom recording and resources from our call with Laura Windsor, partner at Williams Mullen. Her bio can be found here.  On this highly informative call, Laura presented an update on the OSHA ETS and its requirements, regulations and frequently asked questions. She addressed specifically the implementation of weekly testing and all of its challenges.

Meeting recording, poll results & Speaker’s articles:

Additional Resources & Links:

  • VBA General Counsel, DeMarion Johnston, has created and released a frequently asked Q&A document (FAQ) for VBA members on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard. The FAQ is now available here.
  • OSHA Policy Templates
    • Mandatory Vaccination Sample
    • Vaccination or Testing and Face Covering Sample
  • CDC Transmission Map
  • Please remember Anthem has partnered with Access Bio to have FDA Emergency Use Authorization COVID-19 rapid antigen testing available through a joint Bulk Ship Testing Availability Program. This FAQ includes pertinent information about the program, including an online order form.  While all of the marketing materials only offer it to Anthem employers, we’ve been informed that banks not covered under our plan may still apply to receive the test kits. If you have any questions or would like more information, you can contact the VBA Benefits Corporation at 1 (800) 643-5599.