December 3, 2021

Cal/OSHA recommends that all workers wear masks indoors, even if vaccinated

Officers with California’s Division of Occupational Security and Well being (Cal/OSHA) are urging employers and workers throughout the state to start sporting face coverings indoors no matter their vaccination standing.

Final month, California’s Division of Public Well being up to date its masking steerage in response to an uptick in state COVID-19 instances and hospitalizations.

The steerage says that all folks ought to wear face masks in public indoor locations no matter vaccination standing.

Cal/OSHA is now aligning with that steerage as extra COVID-19 infections are being reported in workplaces throughout California.

It isn’t an official masks mandate. Cal/OSHA officers stated employers want to supply face masks to workers who request one.

As a part of California’s reopening of the economic system in June, the state lifted its masks mandate issued the earlier summer season for vaccinated folks.

State well being officers say masks are nonetheless required for all Californians, vaccinated or not, in some public settings similar to hospitals, public transportation, colleges and shelters.

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