All California employers are required to have a site-specific COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) that includes safety procedures to reduce the risk of exposure to an identified pandemic. This program is required in addition to an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).
Here’s how to create your COVID-19 Prevention Program
Your prevention program outlines the specific control measures you put in place to protect employees, what the employees need to do to protect themselves and their coworkers, and how to prepare for a large number of absences should an employee or their family be affected by COVID-19.
Download and modify the model COVID-19 Prevention Program for your business operations.
Updated May 2022, to include Cal/OSHA revisions to these regulations
Certain industries require special considerations when creating a CPP. For those who work in the agriculture or construction industries, we have provided some examples for your reference when completing Table 2 of the CPP:
- Agriculture Industry Examples for Table 2: Controls to Reduce Exposure
- Construction Industry Examples for Table 2: Controls to Reduce Exposure
Add the appropriate addendum if you provide transportation and/or housing to your employees:
Save your plan and put it into action right away. Also, be sure to print it out, and share it with your employees.