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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The Costs of Fatal Mistakes

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited dozens of employers in workplace fatality cases in recent months. Among the most significant are three electrocutions, a failed beam, a … Read More »

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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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