Tag: COVID-19 Prevention Plan

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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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SMARTER Plan: Governor Newsom Unveils Next Phase of State’s COVID-19 Response

In a sign suggesting that California may be finally moving past the pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the release of the California SMARTER plan: The…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

What am I required to do when an employee tests positive for COVID?

• Notify employees and employers of subcontracted employees who were on the same worksite as the worker diagnosed with COVID-19 during the infectious period in…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Policies

Cal/OSHA Updates ETS Fact Sheets, FAQs

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has posted new FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) and posted fact sheets —…

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Upcoming Webinar Helps Employers Keep Pace With COVID-19 Workplace Standards

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic’s onset roughly two years ago, employers have had to not only keep track of but also comply with myriad prevention…

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COVID-19 Workplace Safety Rules Update

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Robert Moutrie give an update on the latest…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

And Just Like That! Fed OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards Are Back On.

On the evening of Friday, December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the stay previously in effect for the federal…

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Cal/OSHA’s Standards Board Adopts Revised COVID-19 ETS

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) met on December 16, 2021, to consider a second readoption of its COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard…

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OSHA Pauses Vaccine Standard Activities Pending Litigation, Creating Uncertainty in California

As previously reported, on November 5, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published an emergency temporary standard in the Federal Register which…

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Employers Must Still Follow Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Standards Despite Vaccinations

As California marches towards its June 15 reopening date, nearly half of its population has received a COVID-19 vaccination at this point. Many employers see…