Workplace Fatality Investigations

A 10-day period between December 15th and 24th saw an additional 75 workplace fatalities, 66 of them related to COVID. In Gardena, an employee of All Satisfied Logistics was killed … Read More »

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Employers Cited in Recent Fatalities

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited dozens of employers after investigating workplace fatalities that have occurred this year. Here are the results of the most significant of … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Here are last week’s workplace deaths, including new COVID cases: In Compton, contractor Paulino Guzman was involved in an explosion, resulting in fatal injuries. No other information is yet available … Read More »

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AMERICAN SECURITY FORCE, INC.

47 COR 40-8341 [¶23,072R] JURISDICTION – PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION Labor Code § 6614(a) (2020) – The Appeals Board lacked jurisdiction to grant reconsideration over Employer’s untimely petition for reconsideration. Digest … Read More »

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Settlements in Fatality Cases

Employers and Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health have settled several workplace fatality cases. Here are the latest settlements. Salinas Farm Labor Contractor: This Patterson-based labor contractor has agreed … Read More »

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SAPUTO CHEESE USA, INC.

47 COR 40-8321 [¶23,062R] APPEAL – LATE FILING Board reg. § 359(a), (b) (2020) – Employer did not show good cause for its late appeal. Digest of COSHAB’s Denial of … Read More »

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More COVID Deaths Investigated

Cal/OSHA is investigating 16 recent workplace fatalities, including five from COVID-19 infections. They include:  A registered nurse at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles;  A licensed vocational nurse for … Read More »

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Settlements in Serious Cases

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has reached agreement with employers in fatality and serious injury cases. Here are the most interesting results from research conducted exclusively by Cal-OSHA … Read More »

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