Inside OSHA

September 22, 2020

California Lawmakers Back Bill Requiring COVID Worker Notices, Closures

September 4, 2020 at 1:36 PM
California lawmakers have approved a controversial labor-backed bill to create an extensive list of notices that employers would have to provide to employees and others if a worker is exposed to COVID-19 and would authorize the state’s OSHA (Cal/OSHA) to shut down facilities if they are an “imminent hazard” to workers due to the virus. The measure approved this week by the state Assembly and Senate is advancing to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) over the objections of companies that fear...

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