Governor Signs Safety Legislation

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed four bills affecting occupational safety and health.  Once is controversial legislation establishing new “egregious violations,” and a bill aimed at curbing quota abuse at … Read More »

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Status of OSH Bills

Several significant pieces of legislation affecting occupational safety and health are close to passage in California’s statehouse. Here is a status update, including major revisions to three of the bills. … Read More »

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OSH Legislation Advancing

Three significant occupational safety and health bills are moving forward in the California legislature. The most significant of them – SB 606 – has been amended again. The bill by … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Bills Advance

Four occupational safety and health bills have advanced from their houses of origin in the California Legislature, two in the Senate and two from the Assembly. The most prominent (or … Read More »

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Key Vote on SRIA Bill

Here is the status of SB 410 and other occupational safety and health bills.  Many were scheduled for hearing this week. SB 410 was introduced by Senator Connie Leyva (D-San … Read More »

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Proposed Respirator Stockpile

Assemblyman Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) has introduced legislation aimed at providing farmworkers with respirators during wildfire season. It would require Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health to designate a wildfire … Read More »

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Emergency COVID Bill Now Law for Ag

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 2043, an urgency bill to educate farm employees of COVID-19 hazards and preventive measures. It takes effect immediately. He also signed two other COVID-related … Read More »

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Governor Gets COVID Bills

Four safety-related COVID-19 bills have been passed and sent to Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 2043, for instance, is aimed at better informing farmer laborers about COVID protections. The measure by … Read More »

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