OSIP has adopted regulations pertaining to annual reporting requirements for self-insured public agencies, including two new forms and one amended.
The Coronavirus has put into question many of our common workplace practices; conferences, group trainings, lunches and business travel. It has also created some questions and concerns around Cal/OSHA reporting and recording related to employees who become ill.
Because sanitizer is ubiquitous, it is easy to forget its hazardous characteristics.
It is time to think about reopening and returning buildings to normal operations. Building closures or limited use during the COVID-19 crisis increases risk of bacteria growth in water systems and associated equipment.
Governor’s Executive Order of May 5, 2020: COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Rebuttable Presumption
During Governor Newsom’s press conference yesterday, he announced that he has signed an Executive Order N-62-20 that provides workers’ compensation (WC) coverage for workers that contract COVID-19 as a result of their employment.
Resources to aid in the transition to the next phase of reopening.
AB 203 requires that construction employers in counties where Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis) is highly endemic provide training to all employees by May 1, 2020 and annually thereafter. In this legislation “highly endemic” is defined as having an incidence rate of greater than 20 cases per 100,000 persons per year. For information on 2018 California valley fever incidence rates by county click here.
Most California schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year, increasing property-related risks including theft and vandalism. Use the following tips to prevent these losses at your sites.
Other countries approve respirators for occupational use according to country-specific standards. These products are evaluated using some methods that are similar to those used by NIOSH.
COVID-19 will likely have a dramatic impact on the 2020 legislative process. In this Legal Eye blog, the effects of this scenario on the California Legislature is discussed.
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