Standing Down to Prevent Falling Down

Several months after the traditional fall-prevention stand-down events would have been held, the whole country stood down in the midst of a pandemic that came from Wuhan China. Business leaders, … Read More »

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Feds Evaluation of Cal/OSHA

Fed-OSHA’s latest evaluation of the Cal/OSHA program found a few new issues, seemingly minor. But it made very sure to mention the program’s most glaring problem: The raft of vacancies … Read More »

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Chainsaw Drop-Start Ban Affirmed

A Cal/OSHA regulatory revision to make sure employers know that drop-starting chainsaws in tree work is not permitted is in the books. It takes effect October 1st after approval by … Read More »

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Harwood Grants Available

Fed-OSHA has opened the 2020 window to apply for Susan Harwood Training Grants. The grants are available to employer associations, nonprofit organizations, unions, labor-management associations, Indian tribes and higher education. … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA PSM Fix: May the 4th Be With You

The California Office of Administrative Law has approved revisions to the Process Safety Management standard’s List of Acutely Hazardous Chemicals, Toxics and Reactives. The changes were effective on May 4th. … Read More »

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