Cal/OSHA: Options on Respirators

Less than two weeks after assertions by employer representatives about having to shut down outdoor worksites because of the lack of respirators, and with large portions of the state shrouded … Read More »

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Two Workers Killed in Falls

The latest fatal workplace incidents under investigation by California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health include falls at two construction sites. Another worker was killed in a tree work incident. … Read More »

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First Fatal Fall of the Year

Cal/OSHA is investigating the first fatal fall of 2019. It happened to an ironworker helping to build the new Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bakersfield. The man has been identified as … Read More »

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OSH Bills: And Then There Were Nine

Fewer than 10 worker health and safety bills remain in play as the 2017-2018 legislative session progresses. Two of them have passed their houses of origin and seven others have … Read More »

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IIPP Bill: More Angst for Employers?

A bill that takes another shot at making Injury and Illness Prevention Programs more readily available to employees – ostensibly to encourage compliance – is seen as overly broad by … Read More »

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