On May 7, 2022, Cal/OSHA updated its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (the “ETS”) to incorporate the revisions adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board on April 21, 2022, as well as updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that make the ETS more lenient should more changes be made to the CDPH guidance in the future. The updated Emergency Temporary Standards are effective immediately and expire on December 31, 2022.
Cal/OSHA also posted updated fact sheets, including:
• What Employers Need to Know About the April 21, 2022 Standards
• COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine – What Employers and Workers Need to Know (Updated May 7, 2022)
• Revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards Updated May 7, 2022 – FAQs
Contact experienced employment counsel if you have any questions or need assistance with apply the updated standards.