Wildfire Smoke Bill Fast-Tracked

An advisory meeting was convened by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to receive input from stakeholders concerning the regulation of outdoor employees’ exposure to wildfire smoke. A bill … Read More »

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New Safety Legislation

As Cal/OSHA moves to create an emergency regulation to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke, a Southern California assemblyman is working on mandating it. AB 1124 by Assemblyman Brian Maienschein … Read More »

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New OSH Legislation Surfaces

The California legislative season is still on simmer, but three new bills of interest to the occupational safety and health community have found their way to the statehouse. AB 457, … Read More »

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2 Bills Approved & Moved

The Assembly Labor and Employment committee has approved AB 2334, which would require California employers to report workplace injuries and illnesses electronically to Fed/OSHA, (see story, p. 12073) and AB … Read More »

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Amendments to Cannabis Bill

A bill on medical marijuana users’ rights in the workplace has been revised in an attempt to make it more palatable to employers. AB 2069 gets its first legislative hearing … Read More »

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