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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HANSFORD INDUSTRIES, INC., DBA VIKING STEEL

47 COR 40-8269 [¶23,027] GENERAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT AND AUXILIARIES – INDUSTRIAL TRUCKS, TRACTORS, HAULAGE VEHICLES, AND EARTHMOVING EQUIPMENT, POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK OPERATOR TRAINING, CERTIFICATION Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § … Read More »

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CREATIVE COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

47 COR 40-8257 [¶23,019R] JURISDICTION – PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION Labor Code § 6614(a) (2020) – The Appeals Board lacked jurisdiction to grant Employer’s untimely petition for reconsideration. Digest of COSHAB’s … Read More »

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DAVIS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC.

47 COR 40-8245 [¶23,011] CONSTRUCTION SAFETY ORDERS – INJURY AND ILLNESS PREVENTION PROGRAM (IIPP) Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, §§ 1509(a), 3203(a)(4), (a)(6) (2019) – Employer failed to ensure that … Read More »

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Latest Workplace Fatalities

In one of the first workplace fatalities of the new year, a Fairfield man was killed at Lind Marine in Petaluma during an apparent salvaging operation. The company, located by … Read More »

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Another Fatal Fall

There has been another preventable fatal fall. The week’s latest workplace fatalities also include two incidents for now classified as “unknown.” The fall was in Newman where tree trimmer Comelio … Read More »

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