Tag: Cal/OSHA

January 16, 2024
On January 9, 2024, the California Department of Public Health issued a new State Public Health Officer Order for COVID-19 Disease Control and Prevention. In response to this updated public health guidance, Cal/OSHA has revised its policies concerning isolating and testing requirements for employers.
December 26, 2023
While it appears that numerous COVID-19 regulations and restrictions are expiring as we enter 2024, California employers still have compliance obligations to fulfill. Although California's statutory COVID-19 regulations will come to an end this year, other COVID-19 regulations, such as Cal/OSHA's requirements, will remain in effect until February 2025.
December 20, 2022
On December 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal/OSHA”) Standards Board adopted the COVID-19 Prevention Non-Emergency Regulation (“Regulation”), which modifies Title 8 of the General Industry Safety Orders. Once Cal/OSHA’s current emergency temporary standards (ETS) expire on December 31, 2022, the new Regulation will take effect from January 1, 2023, through until December 31, 2024.
April 26, 2022
As we previously wrote and expected, on April 21, 2022, the Cal/OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved the third readoption of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”). It becomes effective May 6, 2022. Although it feels like we are nearing the end of COVID-19 impositions on our day-to-day life, this ETS is likely to be in effect through the rest of the year.