OSH Bills to Governor’s Desk

Four bills related to occupational safety and health – some controversial, some not – have reached the governor’s desk. The governor has until October 10th to act on them. First, … Read More »

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Status of OSH Bills

Several significant pieces of legislation affecting occupational safety and health are close to passage in California’s statehouse. Here is a status update, including major revisions to three of the bills. … Read More »

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Business Killing Legislation Closer

SB 321, by Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D- Los Angeles), is her second attempt to make domestic household service subject to Cal/OSHA regulations. It has received major amendments that remove … Read More »

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OSH Legislation Advancing

Three significant occupational safety and health bills are moving forward in the California legislature. The most significant of them – SB 606 – has been amended again. The bill by … Read More »

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Bill to Expand Cal/OSHA Powers

Senator Lena Gonzalez and co-author, Assemblyman Lorena Gonzalez, through SB 606, seek to apply Fed-OSHA’s “egregious employer” provisions to Cal/OSHA violations. But the bill is much more than just that … Read More »

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A First for Cal-OSHA Reporter

In a first for this publication, Providence Publications has filed comments with the state Office of Administrative Law.  Cal-OSHA Reporter is recommending that OAL reject the recently adopted emergency regulation … Read More »

Cal/OSHA Deadlines Extended

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is being given an extra two months to complete its investigations. The extension comes through an executive order by Gov. Gavin Newsom. At … Read More »

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