Cal/OSHA Penalties Increasing for 2023

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has increased the penalties for all violations except the serious variety. The increase is mandatory and comes as the result of an act … Read More »

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Top Stories of 2022

Things started to get back to normal, whatever that is, in 2022. Nonetheless, the shadow of the pandemic continues to shade the Cal/OSHA community, while other important regulatory matters peeked … Read More »

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Cal-OSHA Reporter Turns 50

In 1973, inflation was at more than 6%, the U.S. Supreme Court made a landmark ruling on reproductive rights, and OPEC voted to increase the price of oil by 200%. … Read More »

Feds Find Progress

Cal/OSHA missed its goal of 5,775 inspections in 2021 by about 10%, Fed-OSHA says in its latest evaluation of the program. Nonetheless, the Feds say the agency made progress toward … Read More »

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OSH Fund Assessments Down

The fund used to finance Cal/OSHA will increase for the 2022-23 fiscal year, but the assessments charged on top of employers’ workers’ comp premium will go down. Labor Code §§ … Read More »

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Latest Stats on Cal/OSHA Inspections

Inspections conducted and violations cited by Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health were both up significantly in the first quarter of 2022 versus the comparable period in 2021, according … Read More »

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