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Cal/OSHA Posts Fact Sheets and Updated COVID-19 FAQs  

Cal/OSHA Posts Fact Sheets and Updated COVID-19 FAQs  

Cal/OSHA has posted fact sheets and updated its FAQs on COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to incorporate new guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) on isolation and quarantine periods for non-healthcare personnel, and to reflect revisions adopted by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board on December 16, 2021 that went into effect January 14, 2022.  This AFL from CDPH has the guidance on isolation and quarantine periods for healthcare personnel.

The fact sheets posted include:

In December 2020, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-84-20, which states that the recommended isolation and quarantine periods in the ETS will be overridden by any CDPH applicable isolation or quarantine recommendation if the ETS periods are longer than those recommended by CDPH.

Cal/OSHA helps protect workers from health and safety hazards on the job in almost every workplace in California. Employers who have questions or need assistance with workplace safety and health programs, including assistance with developing a COVID-19 prevention program at their worksite, can call Cal/OSHA’s Consultation Services Branch at 800-963-9424.

Workers who have questions about COVID-19 hazards at work can call 833-579-0927 to speak with a Cal/OSHA representative during normal business hours. Complaints about workplace safety and health hazards can be filed confidentially with Cal/OSHA district offices.

Media Contact:, (510) 286-1161

Employers with Questions on Requirements May Contact: or call your local Cal/OSHA Consultation Office

CA ASC Contract Negotiations - Strategies for Success

CASA Webinar January 20, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. - Just 3 days away, have you registered?

Want to get your ASC contracts on the right track for 2022? Check out our first webinar of 2022.  Navigating payor contracts in the California market can be a confusing process. Successful negotiations can mean the difference between ASC success and failure. In this webinar, industry experts will provide an overview of the fundamentals of ASC contract negotiations with a focus on the California challenges.  The panel will address assessing payment methodologies and data needed to determine the value of a payor and the ASC contract.  They will also discuss the impact of establishing strong business relationships with the payor and tools to navigate the negotiation process for restructuring managed care contracts.

Further course information including registration can be found here.

Make Sure You are a Part of the CASA Online Community

CASA has recently launched a new portal for a CASA Online Community.  This should be a huge benefit to our members and allow them to interact and address questions about ASC operations, etc.  An invitation has gone out to all members and should be in your inbox.  If not, you can go to the following link and it should take you to the login page.  We are so excited to offer this great tool for communication.  If you would like to see additional groups or subject tags, please reach out to CASA Executive Director, Beth LaBouyer at

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