Could PSM Petition Head Off Suits?

An oil industry trade group is suing Cal/OSHA to force changes to the Process Safety Management regulation. But it also is petitioning the Standards Board for revisions. What gives? On … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There are eight more COVID-19 deaths, and several other workplace fatalities. The non-COVID cases include: An incident at a construction project in Vista. An employee of West Coast Underground was … Read More »

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Assumptions & Skipped Steps

Even well-trained and experienced employees make assumptions and mistakes out of control of the employer that get them hurt and killed. A 2019 workplace fatality illustrates the need for employer … Read More »

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Hospital Violence Citations

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited Hayward’s St. Rose Hospital for violations of the workplace violence in healthcare standard. The Division seeks about $8,000 in penalties. DOSH … Read More »

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2020-21 High Hazard List

There are slightly fewer industries on Cal/OSHA’s latest list of high-hazard industries, but the 40 sectors on the roll represent 20% additional establishments and one-third more employees than the current … Read More »

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