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Comment Period Set for Cal/OSHA’s Permanent COVID-19 Rule

Last month, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) revealed a proposed Permanent COVID-19 regulation. The draft permanent rule is intended to replace the current version of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that is set to expire at the end of… Continue Reading “Comment Period Set for Cal/OSHA’s Permanent COVID-19 Rule”

California Employers COVID-19 Prevention Coalition Submits Second Round of Comments on Cal/OSHA’s Non-Emergency COVID Rule

By Megan Shaked and Andrew Sommer The rulemaking process continues for Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Non-Emergency COVID-19 rule, with the second comment period for the modifications closing. Conn Maciel Carey again submitted comments on behalf of the California Employers COVID-19 Prevention Coalition.  The Coalition, comprised employers… Continue ReadingCalifornia Employers COVID-19 Prevention Coalition Submits Second Round of Comments on Cal/OSHA’s Non-Emergency COVID Rule

Cal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

By Andrew Sommer and Megan Shaked In July 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) revealed a proposed Permanent COVID-19 regulation. The draft permanent rule is intended to replace the current version of the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that is set to… Continue ReadingCal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

Join Conn Maciel Carey’s 2023 Cal/OSHA Rulemaking Coalition

For the past two years, Conn Maciel Carey has represented a broad coalition comprised of California and national employers and trade associations from a diverse range of industries in advocating to the Cal/OSHA Standards Board about the roller coaster of COVID-19 emergency and non-emergency… Continue Reading “Join Conn Maciel Carey’s 2023 Cal/OSHA Rulemaking Coalition”

Coalition to Comment on Cal/OSHA’s Emergency COVID-19 Rulemaking

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force On September 17, 2020, the Standards Board voted to grant a Petition filed by the worker advocacy group WorkSafe to promulgate a general industry emergency COVID-19 regulation.  This emergency temporary standard will almost certainly be followed by the development of a… Continue Reading “Coalition to Comment on Cal/OSHA’s Emergency COVID-19 Rulemaking”

Q&As About Fed OSHA’s New COVID-19 Vaccine-Mandate Emergency Rulemaking

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Taskforce Last Thursday, September 9th, President Biden announced that he is directing OSHA to issue a new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that would require many employers to provide paid time for employees to get and recover from getting vaccinated and to implement… Continue Reading “Q&As About Fed OSHA’s New COVID-19 Vaccine-Mandate Emergency Rulemaking”

Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Convened as The Division Considers Changes to Its COVID-19 ETS

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Over four months after the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (“Board”) unanimously adopted a COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”), the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (the “Division”) has been busy considering potential changes to the… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Convened as The Division Considers Changes to Its COVID-19 ETS”

Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Permanent Wildfire Smoke Rule – Coalition to Comment

By Andrew J. Sommer and Eric J. Conn Last summer, at the urging of various interest groups, the Cal/OSH Standards Board adopted an emergency regulation regarding hazards associated with wildfire smoke. The regulation took effect on a temporary emergency basis on July 29, 2019. Recently, the Board published… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Permanent Wildfire Smoke Rule – Coalition to Comment”

Wildfire Smoke Rule Coalition Comments on Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Permanent Wildfire Smoke Standard

By Andrew J. Sommer and Eric J. Conn On behalf of a diverse coalition of employers, Conn Maciel Carey submitted written comments and presented key comments at the Cal/OSH Standards Board’s May 21, 2020 meeting concerning the proposed permanent rule on protection from wildfire smoke.  The coalition… Continue Reading “Wildfire Smoke Rule Coalition Comments on Cal/OSHA’s Proposed Permanent Wildfire Smoke Standard”

Cal/OSHA’s Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Rule Has Just Issued

Cal/OSHA’s rulemaking process does not allow for any more “re-adoptions” of the COVID-19 emergency rule, so if COVID-19 regulatory requirements are to remain, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board will need to adopt a permanent COVID-19 rule. While clarity had been lacking over the content and… Continue Reading “Cal/OSHA’s Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Rule Has Just Issued”

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