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Nevada County's Safety & Security Plan for Board of Supervisors Meetings
Posted by Gina Engman in EAGLE Awards, Member Spotlight
January 14, 2022

On February 23, 2021, four members of the public attempted to physically disrupt a Nevada County virtual Board of Supervisors meeting. Although the meeting was being broadcasted virtually, there were those who came in person, and the situation became chaotic. It was time for an Event Security Plan.

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US Supreme Court Blocks OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Large Employers; Upholds for Healthcare
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
January 14, 2022

The US Supreme Court’s January 13, 2022 ruling rejected Federal OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) for large employers, including the controversial vaccination and testing mandate for workplaces with 100 or more employees.

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CDPH and Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidelines
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19
January 07, 2022

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine guidelines to reflect the most recent scientific data and account for differing levels of vaccination.

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Court Reinstates OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
December 20, 2021

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ December 17, 2021 ruling reinstated Federal OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS), including the controversial vaccination and testing mandate.

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OSH Standards Board Re-Adopts COVID-19 ETS
Posted by John Nichols in COVID-19, Risk Control
December 17, 2021

At its December 16, 2021 Board Meeting, the California Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards Board re-adopted the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 Prevention.

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SB2 and Peace Officer Eligibility
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Legislation, Risk Control
December 15, 2021

SB2 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2021 and includes major changes to peace officer hiring and eligibility, and eliminates certain immunity provisions for public entities employing peace officers. The legislation is widely viewed as the State of California’s single biggest police reform bill.

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FMCSA's Entry Level Driver Training
Posted by Chandler Wright in Risk Control
December 07, 2021

Does your entity provide training to drivers applying for a Commercial Driver License (CDL)? 

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IIPP Review and Recent Updates
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Risk Control
December 02, 2021

On January 16, 2020 the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted a new safety rule requiring employers to provide employees with access to their written Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (IIPP) within five days of an employee’s request. 

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2021 California Legislative Year in Review
Posted by Mike Pott in Legal Eye
November 22, 2021

Another legislative year has come and gone with the legislature introducing 2,421 individual pieces of legislation.  Read on for a summary of these bills and their anticipated impact to PRISM members.

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SB 722: Swimming Pools – CPR Requirement
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education, Legislation
November 17, 2021

Recently signed by Governor Newsom, SB 722 requires a school district or charter school to have at least one adult with a valid certification of CPR training to be present throughout the duration of a non-interscholastic event.

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