Standards Board Drama

It was as if reality was suspended. The Cal/OSHA Standards Board rejected revisions to the COVID emergency temporary standard on a narrow vote Thursday, June 3rd. And then, after a … Read More »

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Standards Board Drama

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board rejected revisions to the COVID emergency temporary standard, based on myriad concerns, then reversed course and approved the controversial revisions. The reason: Voting down the proposal … Read More »

Standards Board Completely Seated

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board’s newest member, Kate Crawford, brings years of frontline safety experience to the rulemaking body. Crawford becomes the board’s second management representative and was appointed by Governor … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Emergency Rule Adopted

Agreeing that the perfect should not be the enemy of the good, the Cal/OSH Standards Board unanimously approved emergency protections for workers exposed to wildfire smoke. Like many Cal/OSHA regulations, … Read More »

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Board Members Reappointed

California Governor Jerry Brown still has not filled two vacant positions on the Cal/OSH Standards Board, but he has solidified two existing seats by reappointing members Chris Laszcz-Davis and David … Read More »

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Controversy Over IIPP Committee

The Cal/OSH Standards Board has approved action on a petition aimed at heading off legislative action to require employers to provide copies of their Injury and Illness Prevention Programs upon … Read More »

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New Faces on Standards Board

Gov. Jerry Brown has reappointed four current members of the Cal/OSH Standards Board and named two new members to Cal/OSHA’s rulemaking body. The appointments appear to provide both stability and … Read More »

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