July 1, 2022
Cal/OSHA Reworks Draft ‘All Industry’ Violence Rule, Sparking Employer Concern
California OSHA (Cal/OSHA) has released a long-delayed new draft of its proposed workplace violence prevention standard that would govern “all industries” as a supplement to its existing, healthcare-specific rule, but the revisions are drawing early push-back from employer attorneys over its definitions and broad applicability. One concern “is the Proposed Rule’s one-size-fits-all approach by mandating the same workplace violence prevention rules for essentially all employers statewide,” argue lawyers with the employer-focused firm Conn Maciel Carey in a June 8 blog...
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