Last week AgSafe held their annual Innovate Regulatory Compliance Conference with webinars hosted by officials throughout the industry. Douglas Parker, Chief of Cal/OSHA Division of Occupational Safety and Health, spoke about trends in worker safety from 2020. We attended with employers’ needs in mind. These are some of our main takeaways from the session:
Last Friday, Cal/OSHA announced new regulations around COVID-19 precautions for workers. Due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases, these new rules are more stringent and went into effect immediately. Employers across the state are scrambling to implement the new policies and document their compliance.