Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA has removed the face covering and physical distancing requirements from its COVID-19 workplace protection rules for most establishments, with the exception of health care settings, public transit and airports.
Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA has announced plans to repeal the basic face covering and physical distancing requirements in its COVID-19 workplace protection rules when 70% of the state’s residents are at least partially vaccinated against the virus.
Sacramento, CA — Six days after voting to readopt California’s emergency temporary standard that requires employers to protect workers from COVID-19-related hazards, the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board voted unanimously to withdraw the revisions.
Sacramento, CA — An updated version of California’s emergency temporary standard that requires employers to protect workers from COVID-19-related hazards has been adopted by the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board.
Lansing, MI — In response to a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the state, Michigan OSHA has extended until Oct. 14 its temporary emergency rules intended to clarify employer requirements for protecting workers from exposure.
Salem, OR — A new safety and health guide from Oregon OSHA is intended to help employers and workers in the cannabis industry identify hazards associated with their work and determine how to control them.
Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA is accepting public comment on a proposed rule that would require COVID-19-related protective measures to be extended to housing provided by employers, including as part of farming operations.
Salem, OR — Oregon OSHA will conduct public hearings in February and March, as well as accept public comment through April 2, on its proposal for a permanent COVID-19 workplace safety standard to replace the temporary rule enacted in November.