Cal/OSHA Nixes Ag Lighting Petition

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has denied a special interest petition from a manufacturer seeking to require specific lighting for portable restrooms used in agriculture. The Indiana-based company produces solar-powered restroom … Read More »

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‘Night Work’ for Agriculture Rule

After clearing its final regulatory hurdle – the Office of Administrative Law – Cal/OSHA’s new lighting requirements for agricultural operations conducted after sunset will see their sunrise in less than … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA COVID Guidance

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is issuing guidance for employers and safety professionals in several sectors with particular issues related to COVID-19. The latest include agriculture, nursing homes … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA’s Regulatory Slowdown

In 2018, the Cal/OSH Standards Board has held the fewest public hearings in memory – only two so far this year. The meetings in January, February, May, July and August … Read More »

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Correction on High-Heat Procedures

In our April 27 story, “Springing into Heat Illness Prevention” (p. 10296), we incorrectedly stated that the heat illness prevention standard applied to five distinct industries. What we meant to … Read More »

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