Real-World Experience to Rulemaking

After nearly 40-years with Cal/OSHA, the past 20-plus as the Standards Board’s Principal Engineer, Michael Manieri is calling it a career. He will officially retire from the board on November … Read More »

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Settlements in Safety & Health Cases

Here are more of the recent settlements between Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health and employers in a variety of cases. J&S Property Management & Maintenance/J&S Landscape: Based in … Read More »

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Fatality Settlements

Here’s what happened when Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health conducted settlement talks with employers in some of the most serious cases – fatalities. The takeaway? Appealing citations almost … Read More »

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Governor Signs Safety Legislation

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed four bills affecting occupational safety and health.  Once is controversial legislation establishing new “egregious violations,” and a bill aimed at curbing quota abuse at … Read More »

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Permanent COVID Standard by Spring?

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s announcement that it intends to start work on a permanent version of the Title 8 COVID regulation raises several questions. Stakeholders at a … Read More »

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Falls Have Big Consequences

Falls, slips, and trips accounted for 88 deaths in California during 2019. In addition to the tragic consequences for employees, employers face substantial penalties. Following are investigations Cal/OSHA’s Division of … Read More »

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Latest Cal/OSHA Settlements

In August, the Cal/OSHA Appeals Board approved dozens of settlements in cases brought by Cal/OSHA, including three fatalities and several serious accident cases. Here are the most significant: KTI/Rialto Concrete … Read More »

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