Assumptions & Skipped Steps

Even well-trained and experienced employees make assumptions and mistakes out of control of the employer that get them hurt and killed. A 2019 workplace fatality illustrates the need for employer … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

This week’s Cal/OSHA workplace fatality report includes three deaths on a power line inspection project, a fall at a Los Angeles stadium under construction and eight more deaths due to … Read More »

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Fatality Investigation Update

The Division is investigating another death from the COVID-19, virus. In Dinuba, an employee of ACMPC California 3, doing business as Legacy Packing, died from complications related to the coronavirus … Read More »

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Employers Cited in Fatality Cases

Cal/OSHA has cited dozens of California employers in workplace fatality cases in recent months. Here are some of the most significant cases and the lessons they provide other employers. The … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Three California police officers have died after contracting COVID-19. Two have been confirmed as occurring on the job. In Sonoma County, Detective Marylou Armer, 44, was the first line-of-duty death … Read More »

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Tree Worker Killed

A workplace fatality in Sonoma County County killed one person and seriously injured another. The incident was on private property near Forestville, along the Russian River. The decendant is David … Read More »

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Latest Workplace Fatalities

Here are the reported workplace fatalities this past week. In many cases deaths at work are not related to workplace issues. In Sacramento, four employees of Consumers’ Self-Help Centers Wellness … Read More »

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