Settlements in Fatality Cases

Employers and Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health recently reached settlements in dozens of cases, including several fatalities. Here are the results of the most serious cases. Multi-Family Property … Read More »

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Weekly Fatality Update

California workplaces suffered four tragic fatalities in the waning days of January. Near Fresno, a female employee of farm labor contractor Blessed Harvest, working at Del Ray Packing Plant, was … Read More »

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Eight Employee Fatalities

California workplaces have suffered eight fatalities in the past two weeks. Here is the latest information: There were two fatal falls. In Buena Park, an employee of Belmont Builders, Inc., … Read More »

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Another Fatal Crushing

Following three workplace crushing fatalities in the first two weeks of January, there has been another. This incident was in Wilmington, involving an employee of UCTI Shipping. He was fatally … Read More »

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Recent Fatalities Provide Lessons

The tragic death of an Alameda County deputy sheriff recently could have been prevented – and other cases involving similar incidents have lessons that employers would do well to heed. … Read More »

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Correction on Fatality Rates

In our May 13 story, “How Does California Stack Up Against the Country on Fatalities” (p. 11472) we stated that California’s “workplace fatality rate is second lowest in the nation, … Read More »

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