Airing Out the Respirator Issue

Nurse representatives and other employee advocates are pressing Cal/OSHA to rethink its stance on respirator protections, as the state attempts to remedy a severe shortage. The issue was thoroughly debated … Read More »

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Plume Panel Meets in November

Cal/OSHA is poised to start deliberating whether it should do what the governor would not – regulate medical “plume.” In fact, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills in recent years … Read More »

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Pressing for Plume Protection

To nurses, the issue of protection from surgical “plume” is an issue whose time has come. To hospitals and the medical establishment, though, the problem is far from clear and … Read More »

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OSH Bills: And Then There Were Nine

Fewer than 10 worker health and safety bills remain in play as the 2017-2018 legislative session progresses. Two of them have passed their houses of origin and seven others have … Read More »

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OSH Bills Moving Forward

As California’s legislative season moves along, so are several bills related to occupational safety and health. Some would affect specific employers, while others would affect all California businesses. Here’s the … Read More »

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New California Safety Legislation

Spring has sprung, and so the California legislature is making that big bad boing noise. This year’s twanging bills involving occupational safety and health include regulations on indoor heat; preventing … Read More »

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