COVID-19 Client Alerts:
Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Revised COVID-19 Regulation
- Face coverings will still be required for employees working indoors or when outdoors and less than six feet away from another person unless:
- An employee is alone in a room;
- All people in a room are fully-vaccinated (meaning two weeks have passed since their last shot);
- The employee is fully-vaccinated, symptom-free, and outdoors;
- The employees are eating or drinking, provided they are six feet apart and outside air supply, if indoors, has been maximized;
- The employees are wearing respirators required by the employer;
- The employees have a medical or mental health condition or disability preventing them from wearing a face covering (they must wear a face shield or other alternative, if possible); or
- The employees are performing a specific task that cannot be performed with the face covering.
- Until July 31, 2021, physical distancing of six feet is required indoors, unless infeasible; OR unless employees who are not fully vaccinated are provided with respirators for voluntary use.
- The following employees do not need to be excluded from the workplace following a “close contact” with a COVID-19 case:
- Employees who are fully-vaccinated; and
- Employees who have returned to work after having COVID-19 and have remained symptom-free for ninety (90) days.
- Changes to COVID-19 Prevention Plans will be required, including the addition of training on the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines.
Stay tuned for further updates.