It’s Heating Up – Take Precautions

The first heat wave of the year in California is a taste of things to come. Here's how to keep cool.

Ironworkers Demand Safety Now

After the Appeals Board hands down a victory for general contractors in the battle over when construction personnel hoists must be erected, two groups allied with ironworkers ask the Standards Board to adopt an emergency regulation to revise the safety order in question. Here's what this controversy is all about.
Fatality Investigations:

Here’s What These Cases Teach

Recent Cal/OSHA investigations into workplace fatalities provide lessons about what can go wrong on the job. Here are some of the most significant recent cases. 

Nine Recent Workplace Fatalities

Cal/OSHA is investigating nine new workplace fatalities in recent days. Here are the lastest incidents.

Construction Fire Safety

The devastating fire at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral points to the importance of keeping worksites safe during construction and renovation. Here's what one fire – and safety – expert suggests to keep your site under control.