In an effort to provide guidance to employers during COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Cal/OSHA are continually developing resources and webinars on worker protection and workplace best practices.
OSHA recently distributed a “COVID-19 Guidance on the Use of Cloth Face Coverings while Working Indoors in Hot and Humid Conditions” document that lists best practices to help protect against the spread of COVID-19 and the risk of heat-related illness. Click here to access the document. Additional OSHA-developed COVID-19 resources can also be found here: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/.
Additionally, Cal/OSHSA will be offering agriculture-specific webinars next week in both English and Spanish. These webinars, which are specifically designed for the agriculture industry, will address employer responsibilities to effectively implement their Injury and Illness Prevention Program, COVID-19 Plans and industry best practices to allow essential employees to work safely.
- English Webinar: Monday, September 14, 2020, at 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Details.
- Spanish Webinar: Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Details.
There is no charge to attend either webinars but space is limited. Attendees must register in advance to reserve their space. To register, email SFVConsultation@dir.ca.gov.