Cranes & Derricks Rule

Stakeholders weighed in at a Standards Board public hearing on a proposal to replace the Title 8 operator training, qualification and certification standards for cranes and derricks in construction with … Read More »

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Fall Protection Fallout

Representatives of the residential framing and roofing industries are pushing back against what they say are “significant errors” in the economic impact assessment concerning Cal/OSHA’s proposed six-foot fall protection trigger … Read More »

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Ironworkers Demand Safety Now

The long-simmering issue of installing construction personnel hoists in high-rise projects has hit full boil because of a Cal/OSHA Appeals Board ruling. Now the District Council of Ironworkers and the … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Bill Fast-Tracked

An advisory meeting was convened by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to receive input from stakeholders concerning the regulation of outdoor employees’ exposure to wildfire smoke. A bill … Read More »

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