New Appeals Board Member

Marvin Kropke to the labor seat on the Cal/OSHA Appeals Board. The seat was vacated last year by the well-respected Art Carter who retired.  Kropke, 71, most recently was a … Read More »

California’s Harwood Grantees

Fed-OSHA has announced awards of about $10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants, and eight California organizations will receive grants for the coming fiscal year, totaling about $1,117 million, or … Read More »

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California’s Harwood Grants

Seven California organizations will share more than $1 million – about 11% – of Fed-OSHA’s 2018 Susan Harwood Training Grant Program awards. OSHA has awarded some $9.3 million to 74 … Read More »

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Legal Action on PSM Reforms?

Two organizations representing California’s oil refining industry have demanded significant changes in proposed reforms to Cal/OSHA’s process safety management regulation. Triggered by the 2012 Chevron Richmond fire and buttressed by … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Adopts Fed Silica Rules

A coalition of construction employers pleaded with the Cal/OSH Standards Board to delay the adoption of new rules protecting workers from silica, at least for their industry. At the least, … Read More »

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California Receives Fed-OSHA Grants

California non-profit organizations will get more than $1.6 million in Fed-OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grants in the coming fiscal year. California accounts for about 15% of the national total of … Read More »

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