Cal/OSHA has joined with other public health agencies in California to provide advanced guidelines for preventing exposure to Ebola. The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, have coordinated with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to issue interim guidelines for workers in these occupations and their employers. California officials used a 2009 measure designed for aerosolized transmittable diseases in order to craft the guidelines, although Ebola is not airborne.
Read the full story from Workers’ Compensation Institute 360 here.
Read the Louisiana Comp Blog article on the CDC protections for workers here.