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Annual Cal/OSHA Update: Legislation, Regulation, Guidance, Executive Orders and More! Oh My!
Presented by Andrew Sommer, Fred Walter, and Megan Shaked

This year’s annual Cal/OSHA update will cover the latest legislative, regulatory and enforcement developments concerning COVID-19, including the Emergency COVID-19 Prevention Rule. We will also alert you to new regulatory changes concerning the Wildfire Smoke rule, various proposed rules being considered by Cal/OSH Standards Board, and general DOSH enforcement trends.

During this webinar, participants will learn about:

• The COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
• Mandates for providing notice of potential COVID-19 exposure and positive cases (Assembly Bill 685 and Senate Bill 1159)
• DOSH guidance on recording and reporting COVID-19 cases
• Changes to the Wildfire Smoke regulation and related guidance
• Other regulatory developments from the Standards Board, such as the status of proposed regulations on indoor heat and workplace violence, and others, and
• Strategies for coping with the rapidly changing regulatory landscape

Mar 23, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Andrew J. Sommer
Partner, OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice @Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Andrew Sommer is a partner in Conn Maciel Carey’s San Francisco office. He advises employers on a wide range of labor and employment matters, and defends against claims of discrimination, harassment, whistleblowing, wage and hour violations and wrongful termination. Mr. Sommer also represents employers in inspections and enforcement actions involving Cal/OSHA.
Fred Walter
Of Counsel @Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Fred Walter is Of Counsel in Conn Maciel Carey’s San Francisco, CA office, where he provides the full range of workplace safety and health law services, with a special focus on employers’ interactions with Cal/OSHA. Mr. Walter has spent more than 35 years working with employers, general counsel, safety directors, risk managers, human resources administrators and safety professionals defending OSHA and Cal/OSHA citations, as well as developing and auditing safety programs to answer regulatory mandates. He also represents employers in defense of “serious and willful misconduct” claims and provides crisis management services.
Megan S. Shaked
Associate, OSHA and Labor & Employment Practices @Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Megan S. Shaked is an associate in the San Francisco office of Conn Maciel Carey LLP. She represents employers on a wide range of employment matters, including claims of discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations and whistle blowing. She also represents clients against claims brought by patrons alleging lack of accessibility under Title III of the ADA and the California Unruh and Disabled Persons Acts.