Flash: New Cal/OSHA Chief
After months of a leadership vacuum at the Division of Occupational Safety and Health. Here’s the new Cal/OSHA Chief.
Cal/OSHA's rulemaking board approves protections for workers exposed to smoke during fire season. But the work is only just beginning.
In exclusive interviews and written communications with Workers’ Comp Executive former DIR Director Christine Baker responds directly to the State Auditor’s recent critical report. Baker, in her own inimitable fashion goes directly to the relevant points. This story can’t be found anywhere else – and we include links to the full text of the Auditors report, Baker’s full and unedited statement to the Executive and even an email she sent to California’s labor and management leaders. Read it and learn what the behind-the-scenes back story really is.
Instead of a go-slow approach, DOSH will now start work on an emergency rule to protect outdoor workers in California's increasingly long wildfire season.
Huge and unusually creative settlement in ExxonMobil Refinery fire. Click here.
The verdict is in and the Ninth Circuit backed the little guy in a fight brought by Applied Underwriters and its parent Berkshire Hathaway. Get the full details by clicking here.
Flash: 2019 OSH Fund Assessment
The Government wants more of your money, here one place it is going to get it.
Stakeholders taken surprise by DOSH move on electronic submissions.
Lack of guarding, interlocks on machines in car washes and manufacturing plants trigger Orders Prohibiting Use by Cal/OSHA as part of a task force that combats the underground economy.
Correction on Cal/OSHA Manager's Arrest Story