COVID-19 Legal Update: Nevada

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Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission

Industrial Relations

 

How does the state define an occupational disease?

NRS 617.010 This chapter shall be known as the Nevada Occupational Diseases Act. By definition, an occupational disease is a medical condition that occurs as a result of one’s workplace or work activity. Occupational diseases are often chronic ailments that can significantly detract from a worker’s life. These conditions may affect one’s ability to work or even perform day-to-day activities, and in some cases occupational diseases may be fatal.

 

COVID-19 SPECIFIC LAWS, AGENCY DECLARATIONS/ PRESS RELEASES, OR ENACTED REGULATION?

OSHA Guidelines for Mining, Construction and Mfg.
     March 18, 2020

 

Court Closures & Modified Call

Closures

 

Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?

No - order was 4/1/20 to 5/15/20; phased re-opening began 5/1/20.

 

ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19? 

Unemployment.

DHS: COVID-19 Message to all NV Employers

 

Last Updated: 7/14/2020