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  • Friday, June 5, 2020
    Employers should reopen only when they can do so safely, the National Safety Council (NSC) said in response to guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for office workers returning to work during the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
  • Monday, June 1, 2020
    Updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for reopening offices during the COVID-19 pandemic include wearing cloth masks throughout the workday; maintaining social distances of six feet, including in elevators; positioning workstations six feet apart or installing plastic partitions; and removing communal coffeepots.
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020
    California employers now must protect worker from both COVID-19 infections and heat illness as the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued extreme heat warnings for several parts of the state.
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020
    The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) issued interim guidance for protecting employees in hospitals from exposure to SARS-CoV-2 and a guide to the state’s Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) standard.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    Building owners reopening vacant buildings as stay-at-home orders expire may need to flush plumbing fixtures weekly to prevent harmful organisms from growing in plumbing, according to a pre-press research study.
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142244Health - General NSC urges caution in business reopening 06/05/20
142226Health - General CDC releases office building recommendations 06/01/20
142223Health - General California employers must balance COVID-19, heat protections 05/28/20
142222Health - General Cal/OSHA issues ATD guidance for hospitals 05/27/20
142220Health - General Researchers warn of Legionnaire’s risk in reopened buildings 05/26/20
142202Enforcement OSHA issues new enforcement policies 05/21/20
142188Hours of Service (Motor Carriers) FMCSA amends hours of service rules 05/19/20
142186Health - General CDC, OSHA, Cal/OSHA issue COVID-19 reopening guidelines 05/18/20
142185Health - General CDC issues COVID-19 guidelines for truckers 05/15/20
142178Health - General OSHA issues dental industry COVID-19 guidelines 05/14/20
142172Health - General AIHA, NSC provide reopening resources 05/12/20
142166Health - General CDC, OSHA provide reopening guidance 05/11/20
142163Motor Carrier Safety FMCSA may exclude unpreventable crashes from data 05/07/20
142149Respiratory Protection OSHA weighs in on N95 respirator decontamination 05/05/20
142138Health - General Reopening after COVID-19 05/04/20
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