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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Fatality Cases Settled

Cal/OSHA and employers have concluded several workplace fatalities cases in recent weeks. Cal-OSHA Reporter here attempts to pick the most interesting and representative cases to review. Readers are reminded that … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There are seven new workplace fatalities, two of them from COVID. The non-COVID fatalities include: An incident in Carmel, where an employee of Carmel Development Co. fell from a scaffold … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

There are six new workplace fatalities, four of which are COVID-related. COVID cases continue to decrease substantially. The non-COVID cases include: A fatal fall in Irvine. An employee of Troy … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Here are last week’s workplace deaths, including new COVID cases: In Compton, contractor Paulino Guzman was involved in an explosion, resulting in fatal injuries. No other information is yet available … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Here are last week’s deaths, including new COVID cases. In San Jose, an employee of Milton A. Tree Care was killed when he fell from a tree. The employee was … Read More »

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Settlements in Fatality Cases

Employers and Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health have settled several workplace fatality cases. Here are the latest settlements. Salinas Farm Labor Contractor: This Patterson-based labor contractor has agreed … Read More »

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Workplace Fatality Update

Here is the latest report on workplace fatality incidents around the state, including seven new COVID-19-related deaths. The non-COVID deaths include: A crushing incident in Perris, where a truck driver … Read More »

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