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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Safety Bill for Code Compliance Officers

New legislation would require California municipalities to develop safety standards for code compliance officers. The bill, AB 3319, has been sought by code enforcement officers in light of the increasingly … Read More »

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Governor Signs Two OSH Bills

Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed two occupational safety and health-related bills, both related to fatality and serious injury reporting. Several other OSH bills appear to be nearly on their way … 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 Legislation on Safety Abatement

New legislation in the state Assembly would again attempt to require employers to abate an alleged serious violative safety condition while the matter is under appeal in the Cal/OSHA system. … Read More »

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