Delay Respirator Enforcement?

Employer representatives are asking Cal/OSHA to temporarily halt enforcement of the respirator requirements of the rule on employee protection from wildfire smoke.  They reason the urgent needs of healthcare in … Read More »

This content is only available to premium subscribers. Please login here log in

Read More »

Eight Workplace Fatalities

The latest workplace incidents under investigation by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health include two falls, an electrocution, a drowning, a struck-by, and an arc flash death. The falls … Read More »

This content is only available to premium subscribers. Please login here log in

Read More »

TRADEMARK CONSTRUCTION CO. INC.

40 COR 40-6952 [¶22,221] CRANES – INSPECTIONS, SEVERE SERVICE Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 1613.7 (2013) – Employer failed to stop operation of a crane after exposure to an … Read More »

This content is only available to premium subscribers. Please login here log in

Read More »

Correction (25)

In our Nov. 16 story about arc flash safety (p. 10445), we incorrectly spelled “debriding,” the process of removing dead, damaged or infected tissue to facilitate the healing potential of … Read More »

This content is only available to premium subscribers. Please login here log in

Read More »