On April 21, 2022 the Board for Cal/OSHA approved a third readoption of the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) that governs employer’s duties to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The ETS applies to most employers in California not covered by Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases standard. The new version of the ETS will replace the current
Cal-OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard
New COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Regulations Issued on January 6, 2022 by Cal/OSHA
By Anthony Zaller on
Posted in Coronavirus
[Updated to reflect guidance issued on January 14, 2022 – What Employers and Workers Need to Know About COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine]
On January 6, 2022, Cal/OSHA issued updated FAQs to incorporate new isolation and quarantine recommendations from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), which were also issued on January 6.
THE CONFUSION OVER CAL/OSHA’S REVISIONS TO ITS COVID-19 STANDARDS IS FINALLY OVER…OR IS IT?
By Anne McWilliams on
Posted in California Legislation Update, Coronavirus
California employers have been on a four-week rollercoaster ride over Cal/OSHA’s revisions to its Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). The ETS was originally effective November 2020. In May 2021, the Board for Cal/OSHA approved revisions to the ETS, and then withdrew the revisions five days before California’s state-wide reopening on June 15. Days later the Board…