California Authorizes Stop-Work Orders and Requires Worker Exposure Notices for COVID-19

September 23, 2020
Risk Management

On Sept. 17, 2020, California enacted a new law (AB 685) that authorizes the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (the Division) to issue stop-work orders for facilities or operations that pose an imminent COVID-19 hazard to workers. The new law also requires employers to: Notify workers when they have potentially been exposed to […]