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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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Cal/OSHA Set for a Slight Raise in Governor’s Revised Budget Who gets what in the upcoming state budget? Here's what the governor has in mind. Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA To Adopt Fed ‘Nudge’ Rules on Electronic Injury Reporting Fed-OSHA has finalized a rule that will make public many employers' injury and illness records. Now California intends to follow suit. What does this mean for the workplace? Read more here ... More...
Wood Products Industry Rips Cal/OSHA Wood Dust PEL Proposal Cal/OSHA says a plan to drastically reduce the exposure limit for certain kinds of wood dust will cause little disruption to industry. Industry says different. Here's why. Read more here ... More...
Regulatory Language on Six-Foot Fall Trigger Nearing Completion Work continues on Cal/OSHA's effort to fall in line with federal mandates. But there's a big step coming. Here's the latest on the fall protection controversy. Read more here ... More...
Standards Board Okays Work on Rule Change for Telecom Climbers Current rules for telecommunications employee who climb poles and towers aren't safe a petitioner says. Cal/OSHA agrees. Here's why, and what happens next. Read more here ... More...
Employee Falls in a Deep Trench A worker falls from a ladder is a 40-foot trench. How does this incident turn out? Find out here. Read more here ... More...