June 6, 2023
Cal/OSHA Issues Monkeypox Worker-Safety Guide Under Disease Standard
California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) has issued a new guidance setting out requirements for employers to protect workers from the monkeypox virus (MPV) under the agency’s existing Aerosol Transmissible Diseases (ATD) standard, setting out varying requirements for three different types of employers. “This guidance applies to workplaces covered by the [ATD] standard, including health care facilities, medical transport, police, public health services and more,” states a Sept. 15 Cal/OSHA press release announcing release of the document , which details separate steps employers...
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