Workplace Fatality Update

There are seven new workplace fatalities under investigation, including two where the proximate cause is alleged to be COVID. The non-COVID fatalities include: Two fatal falls. In Calabasas, an employee … Read More »

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Fall Hazards Aren’t Always Obvious

Falls are one of the most persistent hazards in the workplace. They are one of California’s leading sources of occupational injuries and fatalities. Each year, dozens of California employees die … Read More »

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Ladder Safety Lesson

Workplace fatalities come in many forms, but falls from ladders are among the most common. For older employees, falls are an especially acute hazard. Such was the case with a … Read More »

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Latest Fatality Investigations

There are 22 new workplace fatalities under investigations, including 16 from COVID. COVID deaths attributed to the workplace have been steadily declining. The non-COVID fatalities include three falls. In Roseville, … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There were 24 workplace fatalities in the past two weeks. Fourteen are from COVID. The other incidents include two electrocutions, two falls, and two incidents involving contact with equipment. In … Read More »

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Weekly Workplace Fatality Update

Two more California workers have died from falls in recent days. In Southern California, 32-year-old Tim Staples, a volunteer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department search-and-rescue team, died during … Read More »

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Two Workers Killed in Falls

The Cal/OSHA workplace fatality count increased as October comes to a close. This weeks report includes two falls, plus another incident listed so far as “unknown.” The falls were in … Read More »

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