Cal/OSHA Encourages Employers and Workers to Protect Against Exposure to Hepatitis A Virus
Cal/OSHA is encouraging employers and workers at risk of exposure to the hepatitis A virus to review preventive measures posted online. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver disease, with symptoms ranging from mild to severe, and can be fatal in some cases. Outbreaks have been reported in San Diego, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles counties.
“Employers must take steps to prevent or reduce the spread of the hepatitis A virus,” said Cal/OSHA Chief Juliann Sum. “Preventive measures are essential to protecting workers at risk of exposure.” Continue reading