Southern California Workplace Orders

Southern California Counties have released new workplace health orders regarding face coverings, effective this week.
City of Los Angeles: Effective April 10, 2020 a new Worker Protection Order requires employers provide and pay for nonmedical essential workers to wear nonmedical-grade face coverings while working.  The order specifies that reusable face coverings should be washed once a day, while single-use face coverings should be discarded after use.  Employers must also implement social distancing measures and permit their nonmedical essential workers to wash their hands at least every 30 minutes.  Customers must also wear face coverings when entering essential businesses and may be refused entry and service if they fail to do so.
City of Los Angeles Worker Protection Order

San Diego County:  Effective April 11, 2020, San Diego County has mandated businesses that interact with the public to provide employees cloth face coverings  and allows businesses to refuse services or entry to customers not wearing face coverings.
San Diego County Public Health Order

San Bernardino County and Riverside County: Effective April 8, San Bernardino and Riverside have issued Public Health orders that require all residents who leave their home to wear a face covering.
San Bernardino Public Health Order 
Riverside Public Health Order

Orange County: Effective April 9, Orange County issued arecommendation “strongly encouraging” employees at open businesses to wear face coverings, but not a mandate.
Orange County recommendation

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