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

The COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards remain in effect. The workplace standards were updated in May 2022. The revisions are in effect until December 31, 2022. More information on the recent revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards is available on Cal/OSHA's Frequently Asked Questions.

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


  • COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards FAQs – Updated July 25, 2022
    English   New | español
  • Revisions to the COVID-19 Prevention ETS FAQs – Updated July 7, 2022
    English  New

Fact Sheets

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

COVID-19 Model Written Program

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

Other Resources

August 2022