New York State HERO Act

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GKG University
Thursday, July 29, 2021
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Virtual

New York State’s Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act) was passed to prevent occupational exposure to airborne infectious diseases. This law requires every employer to establish an airborne infectious disease exposure prevention plan and requires employers to allow employees to establish workplace safety committees. 

Join this GKG University Webinar where to learn what it means for New York State employers.

 Topics include:

  • Background
    • Effective Date
    • Covered Employers
    • Purpose
  • Requirements
    • Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Standard
    • General Standard
  • Industry-specific Standards
  • Employer Airborne Infectious Disease Exposure Plan Requirements
  • Notice to Employees
  • Joint Labor-Management Workplace Safety Committee
  • Enforcement 

Presented by: Michael J. Sciotti, Esq and Brienna L. Christiano, Esq - Barclay Damon LLP

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