New Cal/OSHA COVID Revisions Are Out

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has published the latest version of COVID emergency temporary standards revisions ahead of a June 3rd vote. Here are the primary changes from a version published … Read More »

May Budget Revise: Bucks for Cal/OSHA

Governor Gavin Newsom’s May budget revise keeps the across-the-board increases he proposed for Cal/OSHA in January. They amount to 8% for enforcement and the Appeals Board and 10% for the … Read More »

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Next DOSH Chief a Crucial Pick

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health will likely be looking for its second chief in as many years. Current Chief Doug Parker has been nominated as Assistant Secretary of … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There are 10 new workplace fatalities, half of them from COVID. Deaths from the pandemic are decreasing as the combination of vaccines, potential herd immunity, and efficacy of treatment improve … Read More »

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Hagen Clears Senate Rules

Katrina “Katie” Hagen, Governor Gavin Newsom’s appointee to head the Department of Industrial Relations, easily cleared the Senate Rules Committee.  She did face questioning about key workplace safety and workers’ … Read More »

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