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

The COVID-19 Prevention non-emergency regulations are in effect until February 3, 2025. Read more about the non-emergency regulations.

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


  • 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 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

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