LANSING – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed her concurrence of the need for a comprehensive set of Emergency Rules that will help protect Michigan workers, businesses, customers and communities from the spread of COVID-19.

The new rules came through the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration within the Michigan Dept. of Labor and Economic Opportunity, making Michigan one of the first state OSHA programs to promulgate rules which clarify the safety requirements employers must follow to protect their employees from COVID-19.

Read the full press release.

Download the COVID-19 MIOSHA Emergency Rules Infographic.

For more information about MIOSHA’s safety and health guidelines to protect Michigan’s workforce during the pandemic, visit

Employers and employees with questions regarding workplace safety and health may contact MIOSHA using the new hotline at 855-SAFE-C19 (855-723-3219).