Many legislative changes due to COVID-19 have occurred recently regarding Workers' Compensation coverage, claims, and claims handling. PRISM staff has complied this latest update of information on the changes.
We are hearing from PRISM members across the state that Cal/OSHA enforcement activity related to COVID-19 is prevalent. Read more about some specific areas of your written COVID-19 Prevention Plan that Cal/OSHA may want to evaluate.
Can't wash your hands? Use hand sanitizer, just not the recalled ones!
NIOSH is warning consumers of the existence of counterfeit respirators and advising employers and employees to stop using them.
The Coronavirus has put into question many of our common workplace practices; conferences, group trainings, lunches and business travel. It has also created some questions and concerns around Cal/OSHA reporting and recording related to employees who become ill.
Because sanitizer is ubiquitous, it is easy to forget its hazardous characteristics.
It is time to think about reopening and returning buildings to normal operations. Building closures or limited use during the COVID-19 crisis increases risk of bacteria growth in water systems and associated equipment.
Governor’s Executive Order of May 5, 2020: COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Rebuttable Presumption
During Governor Newsom’s press conference yesterday, he announced that he has signed an Executive Order N-62-20 that provides workers’ compensation (WC) coverage for workers that contract COVID-19 as a result of their employment.
Resources to aid in the transition to the next phase of reopening.
Most California schools will not reopen for the remainder of the school year, increasing property-related risks including theft and vandalism. Use the following tips to prevent these losses at your sites.
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