Serious Cites, Cal/OSHA Settlements

Among the settlements approved by the Cal/OSHA Appeals Board in February are four fatality and numerous injury incidents. Here are some of the most significant cases. JM Equipment Co.: This … Read More »

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VINCENT TUOMEY

47 COR 40-8244 [¶23,010] JURISDICTION – EMPLOYEE VS. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR, LICENSELabor Code §§ 2750.5, 6303 (2019) – The Division did not have jurisdiction to issue citations to Employer, the non-resident … Read More »

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Cal/OSHA Cites Dozens in Recent Fatalities

Concluding investigations begun in the latter part of 2017, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited dozens of employers in workplace fatality cases ranging from fatal falls, crushings, … Read More »

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Another Tree Trimmer Killed

The latest in a continuing plague of workplace fatalities in the tree trimming industry occurred this week in San Jose. According to early reports, the incident involved a landscaper for … Read More »

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Three More Workplace Fatalities

California workplaces suffered three more fatalities in recent days, and Cal/OSHA has started investigations into each of them. In Lake Elsinore, an armed robber fatally shot an employee of a … Read More »

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Four Killed on the Job

Four California employees suffered workplace fatalities in mid-February. Two of the incidents involved falls. In Victorville, an employee of Dynamic Collision Center was killed from a fall, but no other … Read More »

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Settlement in Tree-Trimming Case

A San Diego-area tree trimming company will pay about two-thirds of the $91,865 proposed by Cal/OSHA in the 2013 death of a worker. The victim was Joshua Alan Pudsey, 42, … Read More »

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