Date: Dec 16, 2021

Today, the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted to approve the second readoption of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) with significant changes and updates.

Once approved by the California Office of Administrative Law, the revised ETS will be in place from January 14 through April 14. The original ETS took effect on November 30, 2020, and the workplace standards were updated on June 17, 2021.

Click here to read the new ETS (changes from the previous standard are underlined).

Additionally, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order that provides Cal/OSHA with the ability to extend this ETS through December 2022. Click here to read the Executive Order. 

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Matthew Allen
Vice President, State Government Affairs

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