‘Safety’ Bills Advance

SB 1. which would prohibit California environmental and safety standards from falling below baselines from 2016, and which would allow private citizens to enforce state standards under specific circumstances, has … 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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New Safety Legislation

As Cal/OSHA moves to create an emergency regulation to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke, a Southern California assemblyman is working on mandating it. AB 1124 by Assemblyman Brian Maienschein … Read More »

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New OSH Legislation Surfaces

The California legislative season is still on simmer, but three new bills of interest to the occupational safety and health community have found their way to the statehouse. AB 457, … Read More »

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PAPICH CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.

45 COR 40-8067 [¶22,877] REPORTING WORK-CONNECTED INJURIES – REPORTING WORK-CONNECTED FATALITIES AND SERIOUS INJURIES Cal. Code Regs, tit. 8, § 342(a) (2018) – An employee did not contract Valley Fever … Read More »

Wildfires: Valley Fever Threat

Among the many hazards residents, responders and recovery workers face during California’s destructive wildfires is the potential exposure to Valley Fever. Recently a Ventura County woman related the experience of … Read More »

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Governor Signs Valley Fever Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed AB 1790, which mandates the California Department of Public Health to conduct an awareness campaign to help prevent Valley Fever. It was one of three … Read More »

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