Cranes & Derricks Rule

Stakeholders weighed in at a Standards Board public hearing on a proposal to replace the Title 8 operator training, qualification and certification standards for cranes and derricks in construction with … Read More »

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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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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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Harwood Training Grants Available

Fed-OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grants are back again this year and available for application. The Feds are making $10.5 million available nationwide, the same as last year. California traditionally gets … 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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