Cal/OSHA Inspections Stats

Onsite inspections by Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health were down 18% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. But those statistics are … Read More »

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A Huge COVID Case

Two Southern California employers face almost $600,000 in penalties due to Cal/OSHA COVID investigations. Cal/OSHA says Overhill Farms, based in Vernon, and Jobsource North America, based in Fullerton, failed to … Read More »

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COVID Enforcement – Whatever That Means

Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced “expedited enforcement authority,” among other measures, to slow the spread and reduce the risk for COVID-19. He gave no specific details about what “expedited enforcement … Read More »

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Field Fix on Trench System Okay?

A Superior Court judge has ruled Cal/OSHA properly cited a major general contractor for a willful violation. Its crew modified a trench protective system without first consulting the designing engineer. … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Challenged by COVID Complaints

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has faced an avalanche of workplace complaints in recent months, the overwhelming majority regarding COVID-19, the virus that originated in Wuhan, China. Like … Read More »

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Appeal Deadline Extension Explained

The deadline extension on Cal/OSHA investigations and appeals that we outlined in our May 15th issue (p. 12675) gives the Division of Occupational Safety and Health 60 extra days to … Read More »

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Inspection Under A Warrant

In the 25-year history of Central Coast Building Supply, a Colusa based manufacturer of aluminum door thresholds says he hasn’t had a single Cal/OSHA inspection. The company has an experience … Read More »

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