Workplace Fatality Update

There are four new workplace fatalities. The non-COVID fatalities are from as-yet unknown causes. In Murrieta, an employee of Rancho Springs Medical Center collapsed and died while at work. In … Read More »

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Convictions in Trench Fatality

The owner and three foreman of Livermore contractor Platinum Pipeline have been sentenced to jail and probation in the July 2018 death of a laborer in a Daly City trench … Read More »

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Top Stories of 2019

Twenty nineteen is in our rearview mirror and 2020 is now in focus. It is sure to be an eventful year for California’s occupational safety and health community. But before … Read More »

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Digging In To Trench Safety

Excavation incidents are some of the most serious in construction, as evidenced by several high-profile cases in recent years. This week is Trench Safety Stand-Down Week so designated by the … Read More »

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Big Citations in Trench Death

Cal/OSHA issued citations for willful-serious and other violations in the July 2018 death of a laborer at a Daly City residential construction site after a trench collapse. An investigation determined … Read More »

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