2021’s Top Stories

Lawsuits, injunctions, variants, and regulatory turmoil. It seemed like a COVID year in 2021, or did it just seem like it because of the general media coverage? The rapidly evolving … Read More »

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‘This Career Chose Me’

Safety professionals come into the profession for many reasons and under many circumstances. Some make it a conscious career choice from early on. Others enter through family connections. There are … Read More »

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Fall Hazards Aren’t Always Obvious

Falls are one of the most persistent hazards in the workplace. They are one of California’s leading sources of occupational injuries and fatalities. Each year, dozens of California employees die … Read More »

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IIPPs Made Easy

A new online tool from State Compensation Insurance Fund aims to help employers create an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program. The program is free and open to all, even … Read More »

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Appeals Board Stakeholder Meeting

The Cal/OSHA Appeals Board is holding a “roundtable” discussion to seek ideas from stakeholders on improving its operations, processes and procedures. The meeting is at 10 a.m. on February 26th … Read More »

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New Faces at Cal/OSHA

Committee, long a tradition in the community, is not only a sounding board for stakeholders and a chance to bring valuable input to the agency, but it has been languishing … Read More »

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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 »

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