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.
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”).
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.
California has recently revised its COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards, or ETS. Some of the changes affecting employers are highlighted below.
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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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
On January 21, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Protecting Worker Health and Safety. The Order directs the Occupational Safety