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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COVID Rule Changes

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has revised its “non-emergency” COVID proposal to revise the definition of “close contact” in keeping with California Department of Public Health changes. It also has made … Read More »

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PSM’s Clyde Trombettas Retires

Clyde Trombettas, who has overseen process safety management for California’s refineries and chemical plants for Cal/OSHA since 2005, has retired from state service, effective September 30th. “Retirement,” in this case, … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA’s ‘Go’ on Gondola

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has granted a variance to Palisades Tahoe Ski Holdings on certain aspects of its new “Base-to-Base Gondola,” which will link the Palisades and Alpine Meadows ski … Read More »

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