Latest Workplace Fatality Investigations

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating two new suspected workplace-related COVID-19 fatalities, plus four other incidents. In Moreno Valley, an occupational therapist at Cedar Mountain Post Acute … Read More »

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Appeals Court Takes CPH Case

Cal/OSHA cited Walsh/Shea Corridor Constructions for a willful-general violation for failing to install a construction personnel hoist (CPH) in an 800-foot excavation.  The employer took the matter to the Appeals … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA, Employers Reach Settlements

Employers and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health have reached agreement in some high-profile cases from recent years. Here are the most notable recently settled cases. These, although large, … Read More »

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DOSH Investigating Several Fatalities

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has its hands full these days, with six fatality investigations begun in the past two weeks, plus a number of non-fatal incidents under … Read More »

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Employees Injured in Aerojet Blast

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating an incident at Rancho Cordova’s Aerojet Rocketdyne in which two workers were injured after an explosion. Neither Cal/OSHA nor Aerojet have … Read More »

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DOSH Probes Possible Heat Death

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is investigating a workplace fatality in West Sacramento that possibly was due to heat illness. The division also is investigating several other … Read More »

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