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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Workplace Fatality Update

There are 11 recent workplace fatalities, including eight more COVID-19 cases. In St. Helena, an employee of The Morlet Selection, a wine company, fell 60 feet out of a tree … Read More »

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Petition for COVID Protections

Labor petitioned the Cal/OSHA Standards Board for emergency and permanent standards to protect employees from exposure to COVID-19, the Wuhan, China, virus. Oakland-based Worksafe and the National Lawyers Guild’s (NLG) … Read More »

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Fatality Investigation Update

The Division is investigating another death from the COVID-19, virus. In Dinuba, an employee of ACMPC California 3, doing business as Legacy Packing, died from complications related to the coronavirus … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Deadlines Extended

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is being given an extra two months to complete its investigations. The extension comes through an executive order by Gov. Gavin Newsom. At … Read More »

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Make Buildings Safe to Reopen

As California takes steps to reopen from its prolonged shutdown, building owners, managers and safety and health professionals are taking assertive steps to make sure buildings are safe to reenter. … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Temp Rules

The last renewal of emergency protections for outside workers from wildfire smoke has been approved by the Office of Administrative Law. The rules were readopted by the Cal/OSHA Standards Board … Read More »

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