New Firefighting PPE Revisions

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has revised its long-stalled proposal to update firefighters’ personal protective equipment provisions. The major change to the proposal is the deletion of a requirement for respiratory … Read More »

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Firefighting PPE Update On the Way

Cal/OSHA’s long-awaited update to its regulation on personal protective equipment used in firefighting was described as a “monumental step forward” and “groundbreaking” in a public hearing by the Standards Board. … Read More »

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California Legislative Updates

Changes to Abatement Bill Spur Chamber to Drop its Opposition Major revisions to a bill that would have required employers to abate alleged violative safety conditions even while the citation … Read More »

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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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