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FLASH: Motel Owner Faces Willful Violation for Ignoring Cal/OSHA Red-Tag Violating an Order Prohibiting Use already has left a Santa Barbara employer with a conviction for violating the state Labor Code. Now Cal/OSHA has weighed in with its citations. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: 2 Contractors Violate Stop Order – Cited For $300,000 Two Construction Firms were cited by Cal/OSHA for refusing to stop work when so ordered and multiple willful safety violations. Read more here ... More...

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Workers Still Think Safety Takes a “Back Seat” to Productivity Although there is some encouraging news in a new National Safety Council study, results show that there is more work to do in safety. Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Green Lights Firefighter PPE Update It's long been a hot-potato issue for Cal/OSHA – think unfunded mandates – but a legislative mandate means some seriously obsolete regulations will get an overhaul. Read more here ... More...
Subway Tunneler Granted Construction Hoist Variance Subway construction continues in Los Angeles. Here's how an employer intends to keep workers safe while entering those shafts. Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Says Portable Potties Petition – Shouldn’t be Mandated Cooling fans in portable toilets at construction sites might a good idea, but they shouldn't be a requirement, Cal/OSHA says. Read more here ... More...
Five Employees Die on the Job Some of the most common sources of workplace fatalities befall California workers in recent days. Here's what we know so far. Read more here ... More...