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Flash: Unprecedented Action & Removed Activists re Indoor Heat Reg

It was a day of gigantic surprises for the Cal/OSHA Standards Board with the indoor heat illness regulation on, then off, then back on the docket.

Flash: Norcal Lost its Only BOI Investigator

Cal/OSHA’s Bureau of Investigations is now down to two personnel for the entire state with the resignation of a senior investigator.

Flash: Historic Decision about Lead

A 14-year rulemaking journey reaches a conclusion with a Cal/OSHA vote on drastically revising its rules on lead exposure. Click here to learn what happened and the new requirements.

Flash: DOSH Chief Resigns

Jeff Killip is leaving Cal/OSHA after less than two years leading the safety agency. Here’s what we know so far about this surprising development.

Flash: Cal/OSHA Adopts Emergency Silica Rules

Cal/OSHA adopts revised rules to address what some stakeholders say is a coming “storm” of silicosis cases in the engineered stone industry.

Flash: Cal/OSHA Will Have Silica ETS

Why did the Cal/OSHA Standards Board overrule its staff on a petition to develop an emergency regulation on silica exposures in the engineered stone industry? And what happens next? Click here to find out.

Flash: Employers Cited in Half Moon Bay Massacre

Following a mass shooting at two San Mateo County mushroom farms, Cal/OSHA cites the employers for various violations. Here’s what the agency alleges.

Flash: Indoor Heat Regulation Is Out

After years of waiting, Cal/OSHA finally unveils its regulatory proposal for indoor heat prevention. Here’s what it contains, and what happens next.

Flash: Cal/OSHA Finally Gets the Lead Proposal Out

More than a decade after first considering changes to Cal/OSHA’s lead standards, the agency has formally proposed sweeping revisions to the more than 40-year-old regulations. Here’s what they’re about.

Flash: DOSH: No Non-Emergency COVID Exclusion Pay 

California business is ecstatic that there will be no exclusion pay requirement in the new two year extended covid standard being adopted by Cal/OSHA. Adding the labor sponsored provision would have delayed the impending proposal by several months.