California has recently revised its COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards, or ETS. Some of the changes affecting employers are highlighted below.
In addition, the revised ETS clarifies certain definitions and instructions for employee exposure notifications.
These changes are due to take effect on January 14, 2022.
On December 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved its proposed COVID-19 Permanent Standard regulations The Permanent Standard takes effect on January 1, 2023 , will remain in effect for two years, and replaces the current Emergency Temporary Standards.Read More
On September 15, 2022, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“CAL/OSHA”) will hold a public hearing to address its draft proposed COVID-19 Permanent Standard regulations (“Permanent Standard”).Read More