Cal/OSHA board approves relaxed COVID rules for workplace mask-wearing

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Valley News - Health
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Fully vaccinated people will be able to ditch face masks in most workplace situations under relaxed COVID-19 rules approved today by a state regulatory panel and immediately put into effect through an executive order from Gov. Gavin Newsom. The workplace rules approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board mostly align with regulations that took effect this week for the general public. They allow vaccinated workers to shed face masks in most settings except those required by state regulations - such as on public transit or in airports - while also eliminating physical distancing requirements. The rules require employers to verify the vaccination status of workers before allowing them to work mask-less, but employees will be allowed to simply "self-atte
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