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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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New Silica Rules Proposed –– Adoption Likely Cal/OSHA moves to adopt a new federal standard to protect workers from silica exposure. Here's what happens next and how you can weigh in on the proposal. Read more here ... More...
Eight More Worker Fatalities Late June and early July has seen several California workers die on the job. Here's what we know so far. Read more here ... More...
D.A. Charges Employer in Deaths of Two Workers Crushed by Granite The deaths of two San Francisco workers in 2014 was tragic. But what makes the case rise to the level of criminal charges? Read more here ... More...
Court Overturns WCAB On IMR Timeliness Are independent medical review decisions still valid if they are issued outside the 30-day timeframe established by the Legislature. Thousands of IMR decisions could be impacted by a new court of appeal decision in a case of first impression. What did the court have to say on the matter? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Huge High Hazard Industry List Is Doubled Cal/OSHA's annual list for targeting the most dangerous industries doubles. Click here to see who's on the list and what could be next for them. Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA Publishes PSM Reforms Nearly four years after a huge fire devastated a major California refinery because thinning pipes weren't replaced as recommended, Cal/OSHA proposes big changes to its Process Safety Management regulation. Here's what the new rules would do and how you can weigh in on them. Read more here ... More...