Emergency Regulations

Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board

After proceedings held in accordance with and pursuant to authority vested in Sections 142, 142.3 and 142.4 of the Labor Code to implement, interpret, or make specific, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, by a majority vote may adopt emergency additions, revisions or deletions to the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Chapter 4.

Emergency Regulation Status
New Section 5141.1
Protection from Wildfire Smoke

Notice of Emergency Action: Jul. 9, 2019
Notice of Emergency Action: Dec. 13, 2019
Notice of Emergency Action: Mar. 6, 2020

Effective Date:
Jul. 29, 2019
New Sections 3205, 3205.1, 3205.2, 3205.3 and 3205.4
COVID-19 Prevention

Notice of Emergency Action: Nov. 19, 2020

Effective Date:
Nov. 30, 2020

Emergency Rulemaking Process Flowchart

Contact the OSHSB Public Records Officer to request information about archived Emergency Regulations documentation.

November 2020