California recently approved Cal/OSHA emergency temporary standards on COVID-19 infection prevention. These new temporary standards apply to most workers in California not covered by Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases standard.
Businesses are required to follow safety measures in accordance with the State and Local Public Health orders, such as enforcing indoor mask-wearing among employees and reporting COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplaces as per AB 685 Notification.
Guidance for Face Coverings Released by the California Department of Public Health – Updated April 20, 2022
In alignment with the CDC’s announcement that its order requiring masking on public transportation and at transportation hubs is no longer in effect, effective immediately California’s requirement for masking on public transit and in transportation hubs is terminated. CDPH strongly recommends that individuals in these settings continue to wear a mask. Read the updated Guidance for the Use of Face Coverings HERE.