Board Decision on Mold Petition

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has denied Pamela Pierre’s request for regulatory action on mold exposure from water-damaged buildings. But the decision wasn’t a total loss for the Northern California woman. … Read More »

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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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Standing Down to Prevent Falling Down

Several months after the traditional fall-prevention stand-down events would have been held, the whole country stood down in the midst of a pandemic that came from Wuhan China. Business leaders, … Read More »

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Construction Workers: Risky Behavior

A comprehensive study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) suggests that several risky health behaviors among construction workers in the United States are more prevalent than … Read More »

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Assumptions & Skipped Steps

Even well-trained and experienced employees make assumptions and mistakes out of control of the employer that get them hurt and killed. A 2019 workplace fatality illustrates the need for employer … Read More »

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Respirator Shortage About to Ease?

Gov. Gavin Newsom says a China-based manufacturer is expected to receive N95 respirator certification from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). But as of deadline approval has … Read More »

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