Employers: More Work Needed on Indoor Heat

While acknowledging “productive” meetings with Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health on addressing concerns over the indoor heat illness proposal, employer representatives, especially in construction, say there are remaining … Read More »

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Scrutiny for Indoor Heat Regulation

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has published revisions to its proposed indoor heat illness prevention standard, General Industry Safety Orders §3396. The Board is accepting comments until August 22nd. The changes … Read More »

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Silica Advisory Committee Next Week

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health will hold its first advisory meeting on Wednesday, August 9th, about the newly authorized emergency temporary standard for silicosis prevention in the engineered … Read More »

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Petition Seeks Crane Recert Reform

A Cal/OSHA revision last year to the cranes and derricks regulation may have some unintended consequences for crane operators who want to recertify and their employers. In a petition to … Read More »

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Lead Proposal Revised – But Enough?

Cal/OSHA has published revisions to its controversial proposal for lead in construction and general industry, and the Standards Board is accepting comments until July 24th. But already a coalition of … Read More »

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