OSH Legislation Advancing

Three significant occupational safety and health bills are moving forward in the California legislature. The most significant of them – SB 606 – has been amended again. The bill by … Read More »

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More Wildfire Citations

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued its second set of citations for violations of the wildfire smoke protection standard. The first set was issued earlier this year … Read More »

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Wildfire Smoke Placeholder Standard

California’s Office of Administrative Law has given final approval to a “placeholder” permanent version of Cal/OSHA’s standard for protection from wildfire smoke. The rules were effective February 1st. The Standards … Read More »

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Vote on Wildfire Smoke Permanent Rules

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board is (was) expected on December 17th to approve the “placeholder” permanent standard on wildfire smoke protections. The controversial regulation will be in effect while Cal/OSHA and … Read More »

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Another Revision to Wildfire Smoke Rule

The Cal/OSHA Standards Board has made a minor revision to its “placeholder” permanent regulation to protect outdoor workers from wildfire smoke. The board is taking comments on the change until … Read More »

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Triple Threat for Outdoor Employees

Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect employees from unhealthy air due to wildfire smoke. It also is reminding employers to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus and not to … Read More »

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