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Workers' Comp: COVID-19 Refresher & Tidbits
Posted by Jennifer Hamelin in COVID-19, Workers' Compensation
February 10, 2021

Read this break down of changes and updates about Workers' Comp and COVID-19.

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Postponing Annual Testing Due to COVID-19
Posted by Chandler Wright in COVID-19, Risk Control
February 01, 2021

Cal/OSHA has created a resource that helps to outline which tests or examinations may be able to be postponed.

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Cal/OSHA Answers FAQ's: COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
January 12, 2021

In an effort to maintain compliance, PRISM members subject to the COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standard are encouraged to keep abreast of the regulatory landscape surrounding the COVID-19 Prevention standard.

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California Syncs COVID-19 Requirements with CDC
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
December 18, 2020

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a new guidance document aligned with current CDC guidelines.

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Emergency COVID-19 Regulation Approved
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
December 02, 2020

California’s Office of Administrative Law approved the Cal-OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards for COVID-19 Prevention.

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Minimizing Health Hazards from Disinfectants in Schools
Posted by Eric Lucero in COVID-19, Education
November 12, 2020

As schools contemplate reopening, districts are encouraged to procure disinfectants that kill the coronavirus using the least hazardous active ingredient.

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COVID-19 Exposure Notifications
Posted by Sarah Bruno in COVID-19
October 28, 2020

AB 685 effective January 1, 2021, requires written notice to various parties regarding potential exposure to COVID-19. Several members have reached out looking for samples, so we partnered with Patti Eyres, Managing Partner of Eyres Law Group.

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COVID-19: Legislation, Reporting Requirements, WC Coverage & Claims Handling Update
Posted by Jennifer Hamelin in COVID-19, Legislation, Workers' Compensation
September 15, 2020

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.

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Did You Know...What Cal/OSHA May Ask For? COVID-19 Edition
Posted by Sarah Bruno in COVID-19, Did You Know?
August 19, 2020

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.

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Did You Know...Not All Hand Sanitizer is Created Equal?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in COVID-19, Did You Know?
July 27, 2020

Can't wash your hands? Use hand sanitizer, just not the recalled ones! 

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