Huge Penalties in Silicosis Cases

A Southern California employer is facing almost $900,000 in Cal/OSHA penalties following the deaths of two employees and the illnesses of three other workers.  They developed silicosis from years of … Read More »

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Settlements in Major Cases

Employers and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health have come to agreement on hundreds more citation cases. Here are some of the most significant such settlements, including three fatality … Read More »

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New Faces at Cal/OSHA

Committee, long a tradition in the community, is not only a sounding board for stakeholders and a chance to bring valuable input to the agency, but it has been languishing … Read More »

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DOSH Inspection Stats

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health conducted slightly fewer inspections in the first quarter of 2019 than the previous two years, according to data it recently released. Violations cited … Read More »

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Settlements in Fatality Cases

Cal/OSHA’s Appeals Board has settled two fatality cases with the employers cited in the incidents. In one case the penalties were reduced down to only 2% of the originally proposed … Read More »

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Weekly Fatality Update

In Long Beach, a framer for RBC Construction fell 13 feet at a worksite in early November. The worker died a day later. In San Francisco, the owner of Integrated … Read More »

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