Final Tally on OSH Bills

As the 2019 legislative season concludes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed three bills related to occupational safety and health and vetoed two others. A total of five OSH bills … Read More »

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Top Stories of 2018

Even though the regulatory front was relatively quiet in 2018, it was nonetheless an eventful year for California’s occupational safety and health community. Here’s a look at the top stories … Read More »

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The Legislature Resurfaces

Two bills affecting safety have been offered in this legislative in this session. One concers ambulance drivers and the other blood lead levels. Here’s the story: Assemblyman Ash Kalra has … Read More »

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Lead Blood Level Bill Vetoed

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed AB 2963, which would have made a blood lead level of 25 micrograms per deciliter an automatic serious violation. The bill was vigorously opposed by employer … Read More »

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Two OSH Bills Go to Governor

The governor is poised to decide the fate of two occupational safety and health bills that have cleared the California Legislature. One, AB 2334, would affect electronic reporting of injuries … Read More »

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Which OSH Bills Still Pending?

Only three occupational safety and health-related bills remain active in the California Legislature. All theee are headed to a crucial hearing in the Senate Appropriations committee to be held early … Read More »

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Details on Lead Symposium

The one-day symposium to explore the California Department of Public Health’s recommendations on workplace blood lead exposure is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the auditorium of … Read More »

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