Workplace Fatality Update

There are seven new workplace fatalities under investigation, including two where the proximate cause is alleged to be COVID. The non-COVID fatalities include: Two fatal falls. In Calabasas, an employee … Read More »

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Employers Cited in Fatality Cases

Cal/OSHA has cited dozens of California employers in workplace fatality cases in recent months. Here are some of the most significant cases and the lessons they provide other employers. The … Read More »

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More Deadly Falls & Other Deaths

As state and federal employers and safety agencies observe the annual fall protection stand-down, word comes that two more California employees have suffered fatal falls. Falls have been a steady … Read More »

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Four Workers Killed

Cal/OSHA is investigating at least four workplace fatalities that occurred in the waning days of 2015 and the first week of the new year, including a deadly construction fall and … Read More »

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4 Settlements in Major Cal/OSHA Cases

Employers and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health have agreed to settlements in a number of major or significant worker safety cases, including two fatalities in which the employers … Read More »

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Safety Roundup

LETF Sweeps Hit Construction California’s Labor Employment Task Force (LETF) recently completed multi-agency sweeps of construction sites throughout the state, resulting in dozens of citations for alleged labor and safety … Read More »

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Three More People Lost Last Week

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating three recent workplace fatalities in California. They include: June 18: A worker for Chevron USA was found dead in McKittrick in Kern … Read More »

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