Environmental Health and Safety

Air Quality Information

New OSHA Regulation Relating to Wildfire Smoke

Cal/OSHA recently passed an emergency regulation regarding protecting employees from wildfire smoke. The mandatory appendix to this regulation describes the health effects of wildfire smoke, how to obtain air quality information, how the University will communicate air quality information to the campus community, and how to properly use an N95 mask.

California State University, Chico is monitoring information from Butte County Air Quality Management District and AirNow.  CSUC promotes a safe a environmentally healthy environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.