Fall Protection Fallout

Representatives of the residential framing and roofing industries are pushing back against what they say are “significant errors” in the economic impact assessment concerning Cal/OSHA’s proposed six-foot fall protection trigger … Read More »

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Willful Allegations in Roof Fall

Having a fall protection program isn’t the same as having an effective one, one California company is learning. The Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited Nexus Energy Systems … Read More »

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Fatalities – Three Falls

Fed-OSHA, Cal/OSHA and employers recently observed fall protection stand-down week throughout the country and the state. Three recent fatal falls in California demonstrate how important that message is. These incidents … Read More »

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Telecommunications Revisions

The Cal/OSH Standards Board has revised its proposal on fall protection for telecommunications towers, based on stakeholder comments. Comments on the 15-day notice of proposed modifications are due by April … Read More »

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TIMBERWORKS CONSTRUCTION, INC.

46 COR 40-8130 [¶22,918R] CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS – INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP), TRAINING AND INSTRUCTION WHENEVER NEW SUBSTANCES, PROCESSES, PROCEDURES, OR EQUIPMENT INTRODUCED TO WORKPLACE AND REPRESENT NEW … Read More »

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Regulatory Year Heating Up

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: It could be a busy regulatory year. We said that in 2018 and just the opposite turned out to be true: The … Read More »

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONSTRUCTION GROUP

45 COR 40-8076 [¶22,882] CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS – FALL PROTECTION, PERSONAL FALL ARREST SYSTEMS, PERSONAL FALL RESTRAINT SYSTEMS AND POSITIONING DEVICES Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 1670(a) (2018) – … Read More »

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