FDA Recommendation on Respirator Reuse

The surge in the nation’s respirator supply has prompted the federal Food and Drug Administration to recommend that healthcare facilities “transition” away from reusing the ubiquitous N95 filtering facepiece respirators … Read More »

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31 Workplace Fatalities

There are 31 new workplace fatalities from the first week of February, 29 of them related to COVID. The non-COVID fatalities include: An employee of StonePeak Ceramics in Anaheim, who … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating 61 new workplace fatalities, 59 related to the coronavirus. The non-COVID fatalities include: An incident at SLP Trucking in Los Angeles. … Read More »

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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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Workplace Fatality Update

Here are the latest workplace fatalities, including new COVID cases. In Santa Ana, a communication installer for Vector USA, an information technology contractor, sustained a head injury after falling six … Read More »

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15 More COVID Investigations

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating two dozen recent workplace fatalities, including 15 deaths from complications of the coronavirus. Most of them involve healthcare employees. The cases … Read More »

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Changes at Standards Board

The Cal/OSH Standards Board has a new member. It also loses one. Governor Jerry Brown has appointed Nola Kennedy, 56, an industrial hygienist and professor at California State University, Northridge … Read More »

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