Employees in the exposed group, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear face coverings when indoors, or when outdoors and less than six feet from another person, unless one of the below exceptions applies.
(A) When an employee is alone in a room or vehicle.
(B) While eating or drinking at the workplace, provided employees are at least six feet apart and, if indoors, the supply of outside or filtered air has been maximized to the extent feasible.
(C) While employees are wearing respirators required by the employer and used in compliance with CalOSHA (section 5144).
(D) Employees who cannot wear face coverings due to a medical or mental health condition or disability, or who are hearing-impaired or communicating with a hearing-impaired person. Such employees shall wear an effective non-restrictive alternative, such as a face shield with a drape on the bottom, if the condition or disability permits it.
(E) During specific tasks which cannot feasibly be performed with a face covering. This exception is limited to the time period in which such tasks are actually being performed.