COVID-19 Training For Employers


This course is designed to help employers establish, update, and implement a written COVID-19 Prevention Program based on the Cal/OSHA Model CPP.

What is this Course?

This 3-hour online course will identify requirements of the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, identify strategies to control COVID-19 hazards in the workplace, and integrate mitigation measures into operating policies and procedures. Learners will also be introduced to the Hierarchy of Controls, explore how it applies to managing COVID-19 risk, and review cleaning and disinfection safety. The role of contact tracing, ventilation and wildfire smoke, racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to and deaths from COVID-19, and mental health impacts and stress management tools will also be examined.

This course is free of charge. Enrollment is always open.

Why this Course?

Employers are required to provide a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. Reducing COVID-19 risk should a top priority for every organization. This course will help employers prevent COVID-19 in the workplace through creating a concrete plan for hazard control and mitigation. 

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify requirements of the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards, AB-685, and SB-1159

  • Describe the benefit of worker participation to identify, evaluate, and respond to COVID-19 hazards as a part of a comprehensive health and safety plan

  • Implement effective interventions to control COVID-19 hazards in the workplace

  • Investigate and respond to COVID-19 cases in the workplace

  • Establish, update, and implement a COVID-19 Written Prevention Program (CPP)

  • Examine chains of causation that lead to racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to and death from COVID-19

  • Recognize the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and identify stress management tools

Why take classes with COEH Continuing Education?

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health was established in 1978. We've been providing high-quality education to prevent disease, fatalities, and injuries in the workplace for more than 40 years. Our Continuing Education program reaches thousands of learners each year, deepening understanding of workplace health to create more productive and safe work environments. 

Click here to learn more about COEH Continuing Education.


If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate, please contact Michelle Meyer at (510) 642-8365 or with as much advance notice as possible.