October 19, 2021
Cal/OSHA Revising Plan To Expand Workplace Violence Rules To All Sectors
Setting a precedent for federal policymakers, Cal/OSHA is revising a draft proposal to expand its healthcare industry workplace violence prevention rules to all general industry, after reviewing comments from stakeholder groups that include opposition by employer representatives. Cal/OSHA “is working on the new draft language and will post an updated draft with a period for comment,” says an agency spokesman, who declined to estimate when the new proposal will be released. Cal/OSHA’s proposal stands in contrast to federal policy, where...
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