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FLASH: Cal/OSHA Seeks Huge Penalties in Refinery Explosion What triggered California's safety agency to hit ExxonMobil with a half dozen willful violations and seek more than half a million dollars in penalties? Here's the story. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Standards Board Finally Gets Seats Filled After months of waiting, the Cal/OSH Standards Board gets two vacant seats filled and finds out what happens to members with expired terms. Here's how it all shakes out. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Cal/OSHA Officially Refutes CASPA In a detailed response to Fed-OSHA's evaluation of a complaint against Cal/OSHA, the DOSH chief has some recommendations of her own for the Feds. Read more here ... More...

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Chipper Safety Breakthrough? Two brothers, one problem: How to prevent horrific wood chipper incidents. Here's what they've come up with. Read more here ... More...
6 Workers Killed Last Week Two worksites, two incidents, two deaths, one cause: falls. Here's what Cal/OSHA knows so far about the latest in one of the most common workplace fatality sources, plus other recent incidents. Read more here ... More...
Confined Spaces in Construction: Anything New in This Proposal? Fed-OSHA saw the need for a separate confined-space regulation for the construction industry and Cal/OSHA is following suit. So how is this different from the general industry standard already in the books? Read more here ... More...
PUC Will Investigate PG&E's Continuing 'Safety-Related Issues' The Northern California utility has come under fire for its consumer safety program in the wake of a disastrous event in 2010. Now a state agency wants to look at all its safety practices. Read more here ... More...
Two Horcher Revisions in Construction and Ship Building Effective Immediately Two new Cal/OSHA safety order changes affect shipyard work and structural steel construction. Click here to see the changes and what you have to do to comply. Read more here ... More...