Governor Signs Reporting Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill that falls far short of its sponsor’s original intention, but nonetheless will make it easier for employers to report fatality and … Read More »

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Safety Legislation Gets Key Votes

A number of occupational safety and health-related bills have cleared important hurdles since our last report, including a bill that would require employers to abate hazards even while the issues … Read More »

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Decision Day on Abatement Bill

The Assembly Appropriations committee is poised to decide the fate of AB 1634, the latest version of legislation that would mandate employers abate alleged safety violations and alleged dangerous conditions while … Read More »

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Another Stab at Abatement Reform

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed AB 1165 last year. It would have  required employers to abate allegedly violative safety and health conditions while a case was working through the Cal/OSHA appeals system. … Read More »

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