Leg Mandate on Lead Regulations

In case you missed it (and it was certainly easy to miss), the governor this summer signed a bill that, among many other things, prods Cal/OSHA about its pending revisions … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Bill Fast-Tracked

An advisory meeting was convened by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to receive input from stakeholders concerning the regulation of outdoor employees’ exposure to wildfire smoke. A bill … Read More »

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New Safety Legislation

As Cal/OSHA moves to create an emergency regulation to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke, a Southern California assemblyman is working on mandating it. AB 1124 by Assemblyman Brian Maienschein … Read More »

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New OSH Legislation Surfaces

The California legislative season is still on simmer, but three new bills of interest to the occupational safety and health community have found their way to the statehouse. AB 457, … Read More »

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Governor Signs Valley Fever Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 1790, which mandates the California Department of Public Health to conduct an awareness campaign to help prevent Valley Fever. It was one of three … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA’s Regulatory Slowdown

In 2018, the Cal/OSH Standards Board has held the fewest public hearings in memory – only two so far this year. The meetings in January, February, May, July and August … Read More »

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Expect A Busy Regulatory Year

It’s only January, but so far in 2018, things are moving quickly on the regulatory front. This week, the Cal/OSH Standards Board is expected to vote on a landmark regulation … Read More »

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