Frequently Asked Questions
The following frequently asked questions provide further information to executive departments and agencies regarding implementation of Executive Order (EO) 13991, signed by President Biden on January 20, 2021; M-21-15 (PDF, Download Adobe Reader) on COVID-19 Safe Federal Workplace: Agency Model Safety Principles, issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on January 24, 2021; M-21-25, on Integrating Planning for A Safe Increased Return of Federal Employees and Contractors to Physical Workplaces with Post-Reentry Personnel Policies and Work Environments, issued by OMB on June 10, 2021; and updated COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Agency Model Safety Principles, issued by the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force on September 13, 2021. Where the model safety principles and more recently updated FAQs conflict as they relate to specific workplace safety protocols, the guidance in the FAQs should be followed.
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