There are important changes for businesses regarding COVD-19 in the workplace, when Assembly Bill 685 becomes law January 1.
The following from Kahn, Soares & Conway provides valuable information for your review.
See the attached review of significant new emergency regulations adopted by OSHA. The emergency regulations will go into effect when approved by OAL no later than November 30 and possibly earlier. They require a number of new mandates for employers which will impact rice including: employee testing, reporting and record keeping and exclusion from the workplace for a positive test for 14 days.
Thanks to Kahn, Soares, Conway for this report. Click here to download the report (pdf).
SB 1159 made a number of changes relating to COVID-19 presumptions for workers’ compensation and also adds reporting requirements for employers.READ MORE
The Zenith is offering a series of free COVID-19 briefs for agriculture. Please see the notice below and register for these 30-minute seminars covering the recently issued CDFA guidance for Ag and OSHA inspections, COVID-19 testing and transportation. Each brief is presented by subject experts and should be highly valuable to your mill, dryer or farm.READ MORE
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