Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity  
MIOSHA  
Administrative Rules for General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Part 505. Coronavirus-19  
(COVID-19)  
Rule Set 2021-27 LE  
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  
Wednesday, May 26, 2021  
09:00 AM  
The public hearing will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams to receive public comments while complying  
with measures designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) and  
Ingham County Resolution #21-138.  
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The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity will hold a public hearing to receive public  
comments on proposed changes to the General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Part 505.  
Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) rule set.  
The amendments of the General Industry and Construction Safety and Health Standard Part 505.  
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) are proposed to take immediate effect after filing with the  
Secretary of State. The proposed rules (2021-27 LE) will be updated to establish requirements for  
employers to control and prevent COVID-19 among employees. At present the MIOSHA has no  
permanent rules specific to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) exposure.  
SARS-CoV-2 is easily transmitted through the air from person-to-person through respiratory aerosols.  
By authority conferred on the director of the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity by sections  
19, 21, and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act, 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1019,  
408.1021, and 408.1024, and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4,  
2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 330.3101, 445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998. The  
proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed rules are  
Register in the 5/15/2021 issue. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or  
electronic transmission at the following address: kloppt@michigan.gov.  
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing or by mail or electronic mail at the  
following address until 5/26/2021 at 05:00PM.  
Toscha Klopp  
Email: kloppt@michigan.gov  
530 West Allegan Street – P.O. Box 30643 – Lansing MI 48909-8143  
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the  
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.  
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 517-284-7740 to make  
arrangements.