Cal/OSHA Issues Citations to Health Care Facilities and Public Safety Employers for COVID-19 Violations
Cal/OSHA has cited six Bay Area employers including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and a police department for failing to protect their employees from COVID-19. The employers were cited for various health and safety violations including some classified as serious, with proposed penalties ranging from $2,060 to $32,000.
“Workers in health care and public safety are at a higher risk of exposure to COVID-19 and employers must put in place measures to protect these essential personnel,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Doug Parker. Read more here.