California Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) Guide

California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal OSHA)
Resource Updated:
Apr. 01, 2020
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About this Resource

Assists employers with understanding and meeting the requirements of the Cal/OSHA Aerosol Transmissible Diseases standards. Details cover effective written safety plans, personal protective equipment (PPE) and employee training.


Licensed healthcare professionals responsible for developing and implementing a written Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) Exposure Control Plan specific to their workplace and their work operations.

Key Takeaways

  • Designed to assist employers with meeting the requirements of the Cal/OSHA ATD Standard to reduce the risk of ATD infection to their employees
  • Lists airborne transmissible diseases and pathogens that require protection for employees
  • Breaks down ATD standards into easy-to-follow steps
  • Contains links to ATD Exposure Control Plan template that is customizable to help employers create their own written procedures.

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