5-12-22: Cal-OSHA has revised the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), effective May 6, 2022. This best practice has been updated to align with the current ETS. Employers should review the ETS and the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Frequently Asked Questions for more details on the current revision of the ETS. Key changes in this guidance include:
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Sector Specific Best Practices
Los Angeles County is utilizing both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 Community Levels and California SMARTER Plan to guide the realignment of our local public health response to focus on reducing medically significant illness and minimizing strain on the healthcare system. See Los Angeles County Post-Surge Response Plan. The core community prevention strategies are indoor masking, testing, vaccine verification, and ventilation.
Per published reports, factors that increase the risk of infection include:
Below is a summary of requirements and best practices for businesses, employers, and organizations to enhance safety for their workers, customers, and communities.
The LA County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs provides information and resources for businesses, non-profits and workers affected by COVID-19 and other disasters in LA County: https://lacountyhelpcenter.org/