The IIPP Turns 30

The Injury and Illness Prevention Program celebrated its 30th anniversary as an official Cal/OSHA regulation this month. There was no observance of the milestone. But the IIPP is observed in … Read More »

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Is Calling in Sick with COVID Reportable?

A Cal-OSHA Reporter subscriber recently posed this question about the COVID reporting obligation to Cal/OSHA. We’re pleased to provide the answer to clarify the requirements for others. The subscriber is … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating 61 new workplace fatalities, 59 related to the coronavirus. The non-COVID fatalities include: An incident at SLP Trucking in Los Angeles. … Read More »

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Governor Seeks Increase for Cal/OSHA

Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2021-22 proposed budget would give the Cal/OSHA program an across-the-board increase. The proposal is part of an $850.6 million budget for the Department of Industrial Relations, a … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA’s Answers to COVID Questions

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued some additions to its Frequently Asked Questions document on the recently enacted COVID standard  – General Industry Safety Orders §3205. The … Read More »

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Fatality Cases Settled

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health and employers have resolved two cases involving workplace fatalities. One of the cases involved a San Jose couple DOSH deemed employers after a … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Cal/OSHA reports 41 new workplace fatalities from the last days of December and the first few days of January. They include 36 COVID-related deaths. Near Desert Hot Springs, 52-year-old Mario … Read More »

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