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Health Canada finds that nanomaterial-containing face masks could pose a pulmonary threat. Here's what we know so far.
Doug Parker is headed to Washington, D.C., to become Fed-OSHA chief. But another nominee – the next Cal/OSHA chief – looms big in the Golden State. Here's why it's so important.
SB 606 would give Cal/OSHA the ability to enforce against so-called “egregious” employers. But the bill would do much more than that.
The Division of Occupational Safety and Health has a new top attorney. Click here to see who it is and where she's coming from.
When Cal/OSHA cites employers, the cases most often go to settlement talks. Here are the results of five fatality cases after negotiations.
It's a huge regulatory proposal by Cal/OSHA, but it doesn't add new requirements and isn't estimated to cost any-thing. So what is behind the years-long effort to overhaul regulations for cranes and derricks in construction?
There's no doubt that Standard Regulatory Impact Assessments have significantly slowed down the Cal/OSHA reg-ulatory process. But is that a good or a bad thing? A Southern California legislator says it's the latter, and here's what she proposes to do about it.
New software gives employers a new tool to keep employees' minds on the road and on task. Here's how one Cali-fornia construction company successfully implemented this app.
The oldest gold mine still operating in the United States sees a future for the industry in California. But a Cal/OSHA requirement related to air supply has the operation hitting a snag. Here's how a petition from the compa-ny would fix the problem. Plus, a personnel hoist expert says another regulation could be dangerously outdated.
Here are the latest cases under investigation by Cal/OSHA, including a declining number of COVID cases.
A Central Valley labor contractor is the first employer to be cited under Cal/OSHA's wildfire smoke protection standard. Here's where the agency says the employer went wrong.
A new bill in the California Legislature would allow notices in certain circumstances to facilitate inspections and prevent employers from “hiding” hazards. But could the bill also help employers?
Cal/OSHA investigations were up in the first half of 2020, while in-person inspections were way down. Here’s the metrics.
A Los Angeles project's huge tunnel boring machines need maintenance and inspection, but also needs to keep the tunnel face pressurized. Here's how the construction company and Cal/OSHA have worked out procedures to keep these employees safe.
The latest fatalities under investigation by Cal/OSHA include five COVID deaths.