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FLASH: Short Window to Comment on Heat Illness Guidance Want to put in your two cents to Cal/OSHA on the recent changes to the heat illness standard? Here's your chance, but you only have a few days to act. Here's how. Read more here ... More...
FLASH: With Heat Illness Changes Looming, Employers Must Ramp Up Training Cal/OSHA approves controversial changes to the state's heat illness prevention regulation. Here's what they mean for employers with outdoor workers. Read more here ... More...

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Standards Board Chair Threatens to Quit over AHF Proposal Delay The chairman of the Standards Board is threatening to leave over delay in standards for porn actors. How did the Labor and Workforce Development Agency respond? Find out by clicking here.  Read more here ... More...
Falls Kill Two Workers Falls are one of the top fatality threats in the workforce. Here are two more reasons why, plus other incidents under investigation by Cal/OSHA. Read more here ... More...
DOSH Announces Two Committee Meetings – Healthcare and Lead Want to see Cal/OSHA'a plans to prevent violence in hospitals, and reduce lead exposure among workers in a number of industries? Click here to find out. Read more here ... More...
Waste Collectors Say Standards Board is ‘Misinterpreting’ ANSI Why are waste-collection employers up in arms about a Cal/OSHA proposal on refuse trucks, and what did the Standards Board do about it? Click here for the story. Read more here ... More...
Crane Operator Certification Phase-in Extended Until 2017 Crane operator qualification and certification rules have been in effect in California since 2005. So why does the phase-in date need to be extended by three more years? We have the answers in this week's Cal-OSHA Reporter. Read more here ... More...
Board Rejects Petition to Allow Fall Protection Tie-Off to Guardrails Has an Elk Grove man invented a new approach to fall protection? And if so, why has Cal/OSHA rejected his petition to make room for it? Read more here ... More...
Cal/OSHA’s Guidance on the Controversial New Heat Illness Requirements Confused about what “as close as practicable” means when it comes to providing water for employees? Here's what the DOSH has to say about that topic and others related to heat illness requirements slated to come on line in May. Cal-OSHA Reporter will have a webcast soon on this issue. Read more here ... More...