Tammy Clark, an OSHA-trained consultant with more than 20 years of experience in the building trades, explains what contractors need to know about mask mandates as cases of COVID-19 variants trend upward. Time for some straight talk on the law when it comes to mandates, PPE respiratory protection standards and how companies can protect themselves. 

“What’s happening in the world today is regulatory agencies are becoming very powerful and are almost replacing laws,” she said in this brief episode with WC. “Companies that enforce mandates that are not based on law, that violate the hierarchy of safety and control … they actually set that company up for future lawsuits.”