New COVID-19 Reporting Obligations for California Employers in Effect
As of Jan. 1, 2021, Cal/OSHA's new COVID-19 reporting requirements are in effect.
Canadian Provinces Enact Updated COVID-19 Protocols
Three Canadian provinces, Ontario, Québec, and British Columbia, have enacted new protocols in response to the spreading of the COVID-19 virus.
Oregon Releases Compliance Materials for COVID-19 Safety Standard
Oregon releases new compliance materials for their COVID-19 workplace safety standard.
California Adopts Emeregency COVID-19 Standard
California becomes the next state to adopt emergency workplace safety standards addressing COVID-19 exposures.
CDC Revises Covid-19 Quarantine Guidelines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released revised guidelines on outlining a change in quarantine recommendations for anyone that comes into close contact with an infected person.
OSHA Issues Guidance for Workplace COVID-19 Ventilation Improvements
OSHA has released guidance instructing companies to consider steps to optimize building ventilation to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace.
OSHA Issues Guidance Alerting Employers of Commonly Cited COVID-19 Standards
OSHA has released guidance to companies on the most common OSHA violations found when inspecting companies for COVID-19 compliance and how to avoid them.
New Jersey Governor Issues Executive Order Imposing COVID-19 Workplace Safety Measures
New Jersey has adopted workplace safety standards for COVID-19 through Executive Order No. 192.
Massachusetts Proposes Waste Ban on Textiles
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection proposes to add textiles and mattresses to the listing of wastes banned from disposal at municipal waste facilities.