CAL/OSHA Standards Board has issued Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders § 3205. COVID-19 Prevention effective, as of December 1st. The rules will take effect for six months. The board can then extend them for 90 days at a time, make them permanent or let them expire.
The regulations require employers to assess and fix virus hazards in the workplace and train employees on preventing the virus’ spread. The rules apply to most public and private sector companies, although California health care workers are already protected under existing rules on diseases spread through the air.
Our learning content partner, Skillsoft, continues to develop and update our COVID-related online courses as recommended by OSHA and CDC and offers a full suite of Health and Safety interactive courses and micro- learning videos. Skillsoft’s COVID 19 content provides a way to deliver required training as outlined in the new standards, by including your revised/updated organization-specific policies and procedures to meet the new safety standard
Safety Short: Coronaviruses and COVID-19 (Course Description Link: ehs_hsf_e77_sh_enus)
Compliance Brief: Filtering Facepiece Respirators and Masks (Course Description Link:
California State Agencies are utilizing Skillsoft Leadership Development & Business Skills; Technology and Developer; and Compliance (including Health and Safety) with state-of-the-art online learning resources that can be integrated with State platforms or provided as a standalone solution. Content Options include qualified learning courses that are mapped to core competencies and that meet required Senate Bill 848 learning hours.
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