Big Cites to L.A. Garment Maker

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited Los Angeles Apparel for six serious violations – and a rare willful violation of its fatality and serious injury reporting standard. … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Placeholder Standard

California’s Office of Administrative Law has given final approval to a “placeholder” permanent version of Cal/OSHA’s standard for protection from wildfire smoke. The rules were effective February 1st. The Standards … Read More »

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NUSIL TECHNOLOGY, LLC

47 COR 40-8287 [¶23,040] REPORTING WORK-CONNECTED INJURIES – REPORTING WORK-CONNECTED FATALITIES AND SERIOUS INJURIES, STATUTE OF LIMITATIONSCal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 342(a); Labor Code § 6317 (2020) – Although … Read More »

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PAPICH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.

46 COR 40-8204 [¶22,979] CONTROL OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES – DUSTS, FUMES, MISTS, VAPORS AND GASES, RESPIRATORY PROTECTION, MEDICAL EVALUATIONCal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 5144(e)(1) (2019) – The Division failed … Read More »

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Wildfires: Valley Fever Threat

Among the many hazards residents, responders and recovery workers face during California’s destructive wildfires is the potential exposure to Valley Fever. Recently a Ventura County woman related the experience of … Read More »

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Construction Silica Talks Coming Soon

The Cal/OSH Standards Board will make good on its promise to address the construction industry’s concerns about the new Fed-OSHA-mandated silica standard with a mid-December advisory committee. In fact, the … Read More »

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