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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Bill to Expand Cal/OSHA Powers

Senator Lena Gonzalez and co-author, Assemblyman Lorena Gonzalez, through SB 606, seek to apply Fed-OSHA’s “egregious employer” provisions to Cal/OSHA violations. But the bill is much more than just that … Read More »

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New DOSH Chief Counsel Named

Governor Gavin Newsom’s office has appointed Danielle A. Lucido, of Albany, as chief counsel for Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health. It is another appointment from Worksafe, the organized … Read More »

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Fatality Case Settlements

Among the recent settlements between Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health and employers are five cases involving fatalities. Here are the results of those cases. National Renovation, Inc.: DOSH … Read More »

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Californian Picked to Head Fed-OSHA

Doug Parker’s 1-1/2-year tenure as chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health could end soon, as President Joe Biden says he intends to nominate as Assistant Secretary of … Read More »

Exempt Cal/OSHA Regs from SRIAs?

The author of the bill mandating the long-stalled indoor heat standard is furious that a fiscal impact review is holding it up. She wants to exempt Cal/OSHA regulations from the … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There are six new workplace fatalities, four of which are COVID-related. COVID cases continue to decrease substantially. The non-COVID cases include: A fatal fall in Irvine. An employee of Troy … Read More »

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