Understanding Cal/OSHA’s New Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations

December 18, 2020
Fox Rothschild LLP

11 am PT  |  2 pm ET

The Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulation issued by Cal/OSHA – the most sweeping pandemic-related requirements imposed on California employers to date – is now in effect and being enforced. Most employers in the state are covered, with few exceptions.

Our program will cover priority topics, including:

- Reviewing the new mandatory exclusion pay; employers must provide paid, job-protected leave to COVID-affected employees while they are quarantined

- Preparing individualized COVID-19 Prevention Programs required for each employer

- Identifying and correcting “COVID-19 hazards” in the workplace as required

- Responding to “outbreaks” and “major outbreaks” as required

- Providing employee access to coronavirus testing

- Investigating COVID-19 cases in compliance with the regulations

- Establishing new mandatory employee training, workplace alterations and PPE requirements

- Reviewing Cal/OSHA’s enforcement priorities and the consequences of violations

- And more