Seyfarth Synopsis: After a lengthy delay due in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cal/OSHA has published its proposed indoor heat illness prevention standard. After the publication, there is a 45-day comment period, ending at the Standards Board May 18, 2023 meeting. The Standards BoardContinue Reading Cal/OSHA Turns Up The Heat on Employers
Seyfarth Synopsis: Two big changes are on the horizon for California employers:
(1) changes to the COVID-19 general exposure notification requirements and (2) a proposed “permanent” Cal/OSHA COVID-19 standard to take effect January 1, 2023-2025.
The fall season signals change between the…Continue Reading Changes Coming to CA COVID-19 Requirements
Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) was supposed to consider changes to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on May 20, 2021. But after the CDC published a May 13, 2021 guidance saying that …
Continue Reading For Real Now: Cal/OSHA Board Considering Changes to COVID-19 ETS
Seyfarth Synopsis: The California Department of Industrial Relations’ Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved an Emergency Temporary Standard regarding COVID-19, effective November 30, 2020. After holding a stakeholders meeting in December, the Division released its second iteration of frequently asked questions, which included nearly 40 new …
Continue Reading Cal/OSHA Finally Updates FAQs For Emergency Temporary COVID-19 Standard
Seyfarth Synopsis: A new California State guidance provides direction for dine-in restaurants, brewpubs, craft distilleries, breweries, bars, pubs, and wineries to provide a healthy and clean environment for workers and customers.
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Cal/OSH Standards Board has adopted provisions that require employers to provide a copies of their IIPPs upon employee requests.
If you’re a loyal reader of our blog, you’ve already seen our Reminder To All Employers With Establishments in California: …
Continue Reading Changes to Cal/OSHA IIPP Standard Entitle Employees to Copy of Injury and Illness Prevention Program
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Cal/OSH Standards Board will vote this week on a proposed standard requiring employers to provide their employees and employee representatives access to the company’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
On January 16, 2020, the California…
Continue Reading This Week – Cal/OSH Board to Vote on New Regulation to Allow Employees to Request Workplace Injury and Illness Prevention Program
Seyfarth Synopsis: One of the unique elements of Cal/OSHA is a requirement that ALL employers have a written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). 8 CCR 3203.
Despite the IIPP requirement being “on the books” since 1991, many employers in California still do not have an IIPP. In fact Cal/OSHA…
Continue Reading Reminder To All Employers With Establishments in California: You Are Required To Have An Injury and Illness Prevention Program — No Ifs Ands Or Buts
Federal OSHA has recently revised and re-published its “General Industry Digest” (Digest). OSHA 2201-08R 2015.
The Digest gives an overview of OSHA’s general industry standards to aid employers, supervisors, workers, and safety and health professionals in achieving compliance.
The Digest provides summaries of the “standards…
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