Category: Workplace Safety

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Order, Guidance

On March 3, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 public health order and guidance following the end of the COVID-19 State…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

California’s Nonemergency COVID-19 Regulation Now Effective

California’s nonemergency COVID-19 regulation is now in effect, replacing the previous emergency COVID-19 temporary standards. As previously reported, on December 15, 2022, the California Occupational…

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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Post Your Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Today

Today’s the day — California employers must start posting their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses on February 1, 2023, and keep…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Compliance During Emergency Conditions

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Labor Law Helpline expert Ellen Savage to discuss…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Extends COVID-19 Regulation for 2 Years

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board voted 6-1 Thursday to continue California’s COVID-19 regulation until December 2024. As part of…

COVID-19 regulation changes in October 2022
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Makes Big Changes to COVID-19 Regulation Ahead of December Vote

California employers may want to get out their measuring tape — because the size (in cubic feet) of a workspace just became an important element…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Close Contact Definition Changed

On October 13, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued an order updating the definition for “close contact” as it relates to the…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Emergency Preparedness, EDD Assistance Amid ‘Wildfire Season’

Following California’s worst two wildfire seasons in 2020 and 2021, the 2022 fire season is showing no signs of letting up, despite the recent rainfall….

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Posted in Compensation COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

5 New California Labor Laws Employers Should Start Preparing For

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss five new labor laws employers…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Discrimination Hiring Privacy Time Off Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

New 2023 California Employment Laws

It’s that time of year again! With a deadline of September 30, Governor Gavin Newsom signed many of the California Legislature’s labor and employment bills…