Governor Seeks Increase for Cal/OSHA

Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 proposed budget would give the Cal/OSHA program an across-the-board increase. The proposal is part of an $850.6 million budget for the Department of Industrial Relations, a … Read More »

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Settlement in Legionnaire’s Case

Disneyland strenuously objected when Cal/OSHA pinpointed an outbreak of this potentially deadly disease to cooling towers at the famed park. Now the company has accepted the agency’s citations and penalties. … Read More »

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More Action on Construction Hoists?

Two organizations that successfully petitioned the Cal/OSHA Standards Board for quick action on construction personnel hoist (CPH) staging have come back to the board for another battle on other CPH … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Appeals Board Rule Changes

Revisions to Cal/OSHA Appeals Board rules to streamline its processes and prevent employers’ appeals from being rejected on technicalities are set to take effect on October 1st. The rulemaking package … Read More »

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Settlements End Cal/OSHA Cases

The latest settlements approved by the Cal/OSHA Appeals Board include two fatalities, several serious accidents, a workplace violence complaint at a San Francisco hospital, and some eye-popping proposed penalties in … Read More »

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