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FLASH: California To Quarantine People At Risk of Ebola California has issued orders quarantining persons traveling into the state from affected areas who may be subject to carrying or the Ebola virus. Will it be an effective preventative and what authorities are responsible for control? Click here for the story … Read more here ... More...
FLASH: Napa Earthquake: Employer Wakeup Call A damaging earthquake in Wine Country could have been a lot worse for employers – it happened in the middle of the night. But what happens if next time it's during work hours? Here are ways to get your workplace ready for the next Big One. Read more here ... More...

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Major Changes to Cal/OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Proposal Stakeholders had plenty to say about Cal/OSHA's plan to recraft the historic heat illness prevention regulation. Now the agency has responded to those comments with some significant modifications. Click here to see what they are and why the agency made them. Read more here ... More...
2 Die On the Job; Worker Survives 11-Story Plunge in San Francisco Two workers died in the past week, one from a fall. But another worker survived an 11-story plunge from a high-rise. Click here to read about the latest California workplace safety incidents.  Read more here ... More...
Boring Variance for Los Angeles Subway Project Underground work is hazardous, but Cal/OSHA regulations designed to prevent explosions are outdated. Here's how a joint venture constructing a subway in Los Angeles is approaching safety – with the agency's blessing. Read more here ... More...
Employer Cited in Double Fatality - Two Workers Died in Personnel Platform Plunge Two workers die in a repair operation gone wrong. What does Cal/OSHA say the employer should have done to prevent this tragedy? Click here to find out.  Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA Aims to Give New Life to Battery Storage Regulations Battery technology has advanced greatly in the past 30 years. Cal/OSHA regulations on batteries have not. Here's what the Standards Board intends to do about that. Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Gets New Counsel, Senior Safety Engineer As Cal/OSHA's rulemaking body says goodbye to two longtime staffers, it says hello to its two newest employees. Here's who they are. Read more here ... More...