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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Governor Signs Valley Fever Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 1790, which mandates the California Department of Public Health to conduct an awareness campaign to help prevent Valley Fever. It was one of three … 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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