Teen Safety a Continuing Issue

A seven-year study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) finds that while overall employee injury and illness (I&I) rates have decreased, they are up to 2.3 … Read More »

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Model IIPP for Agriculture

The California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation has released a series of resources for agricultural employers to develop an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program. They include … Read More »

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DOSH Chief Widess Resigns Suddenly

In a stunning development, Ellen Widess, chief of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health since early 2011, resigned her position Sept. 4, and effective immediately. The Department of Industrial … Read More »

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Firing Back on Widess Flash

Cal-OSHA Reporter received a flood of emails and calls about  our Sept. 5 Flash Report on the “resignation” as one of them put it,  of Ellen Widess as chief of the … Read More »

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Former LOHP Head to SCIF Board

Robin Baker, former director of the Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) at U.C.-Berkeley, has been named to the board of directors of State Compensation Insurance Fund. Baker will earn $50,000 … Read More »

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