COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards - Fact Sheets, Model Written Program and Other Resources

On December 15, 2022, Non-Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Regulations were adopted and will become effective once approved by the Office of Administrative Law. The COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) remain in effect until the new regulations become effective. Read more about the non-emergency regulations and the ETS.

California approved Cal/OSHA emergency temporary standards on COVID-19 infection prevention starting in November 2020. These temporary standards apply to most workers in California not covered by Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases standard.

This page contains helpful information and resources specifically related to the new emergency temporary standards for employers and workers.

Emergency Temporary Standards

Revised Emergency Temporary Standards:  Effective May 6, 2022

FAQs

  • COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards FAQs – Updated November 8, 2022
    English   New | español
  • Revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention ETS FAQs – Updated September 22, 2022
    English  New | español

Fact Sheets

  • COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine – What Employers and Workers Need to Know - Updated November 9, 2022
    English  New | español
  • COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards – What Employers Need to Know – Updated May 7, 2022
    English | español

COVID-19 Model Written Program

  • COVID-19 Model Prevention Program – Updated May 12, 2022
    (Fillable Word) English | español

Other Resources

November 2022