Additional Changes to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS)

On May 6, 2022, substantial changes to Cal/OSHA’s COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) took effect. The changes, which are in effect until December 31, 2022, govern all California employers not subject to the Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Standard.

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CA Revised COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards

California has recently revised its COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards, or ETS. Some of the changes affecting employers are highlighted below.

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OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard Requires COVID-19 Vaccination or Weekly Testing in the Workplace

UPDATE: In response to the Fifth Circuit’s order to stay the ETS, OSHA has announced that it will “suspend activities related to the

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OSHA Focuses on COVID-19 Employee Training to Ensure Workplace Safety

OSHA continues to highlight the importance of COVID-19 workplace safety training in recently updated enforcement guidance. OSHA intends to focus COVID-19

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OSHA Citation Imposes COVID-19 Training to Abate Workplace Hazards

On April 8, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a citation to a tax preparation service for failing to

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Coming Soon: OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Employers should prepare to comply quickly with new COVID-19 workplace rules from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which

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OSHA Takes More Time on COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

In recent weeks, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has taken several steps to set the stage for a

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NEW OSHA Guidance for Employers on COVID-19

On January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued new guidance for employers on maintaining a safe and healthy

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Virginia Governor Approves COVID-19 Permanent Standard

Effective January 26, 2021, Virginia became the first state to adopt a Permanent Standard addressing COVID-19 workplace safety. The Permanent Standard supersedes the Emergency

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President Biden Issues Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety

On January 21, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety. The Order directs the Occupational Safety

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