QUINTANA CONSTRUCTION INC.

47 COR 40-8317 [¶23,057R] JURISDICTION – PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION Labor Code § 6614(a) (2020) – The Appeals Board lacked jurisdiction to grant reconsideration over Employer’s untimely petition for reconsideration. Digest … Read More »

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Settlements in Fatality Cases

Employers in recent fatality cases have come to terms with Cal/OSHA in settlement talks. Here are the results. Calaveras County Public Works: This public agency will pay half of the … Read More »

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SINCLAIR CONCRETE, INC.

47 COR 40-8259 [¶23,020R] PETITION FOR RECONSIDERATION – SETTLEMENT Board reg. §§ 354(c), 371(c), Labor Code § 6614(a) (2020) –  An individual whose spouse was fatally injured in a workplace … Read More »

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Interesting Cases: How They Settled

Why did Cal/OSHA drop all citations and $94,000 in penalties against a personnel company in a serious injury incident? Why did repeat-serious charges stick against another company in another accident … Read More »

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Penalties Reduced in Settlements

Most employers appeal their Cal/OSHA penalties, and in a large majority of those cases see their penalties reduced during settlement, sometimes dramatically. Here are some of the results in significant … Read More »

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SAN MARCOS CONSTRUCTION

46 COR 40-8152 [¶22,937] FINANCIAL HARDSHIP – SETTLEMENT The ALJ denied Employer’s plea of financial hardship and request for financial relief from stipulated penalties. Summary of COSHAB-ALJ’s Decision dated April … Read More »

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ANAPLEX CORPORATION

46 COR 40-8121 [¶22,911] FINANCIAL HARDSHIP Labor Code § 6651 (2019) – Employer’s plea of financial hardship and request for financial relief from stipulated penalties was granted in part and denied in … Read More »

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