Category: Workplace Safety

California workplace violence prevention standards
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Free White Paper: Workplace Violence Prevention for California Employers

California employers have long been required to provide a healthful and safe environment for their employees — not just related to workplace injuries and illnesses,…

Completing Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Webinar: Completing Your Workplace Violence Prevention Program

On July 1, 2024, nearly all California non-health care employers must have a workplace violence prevention program in place — including required training that must…

Keep Form 300a Records
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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Keep Form 300a Records, Even When Posting Period Ends

Although April 30 was the last day employers had to post their 2023 Form 300a, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, don’t toss them…

Drugs and Alcohol at Work Live Webinar
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Posted in Workplace Policies Workplace Safety

Under the Influence — Drugs and Alcohol at Work Live Webinar

Millions of Californians use alcohol and/or cannabis on a regular basis — even as a new law impacts California employers’ pre-employment testing practices. CalChamber’s latest…

Model Workplace Violence Prevention Plan, Resources
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Cal/OSHA Publishes Model Workplace Violence Prevention Plan, Resources

Last year, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 553, creating a new general industry workplace violence prevention standard. As previously reported, effective July 1,…

Cal/OSHA’s Civil Penalties Increase in 2024
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Posted in Record Retention Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA’s Civil Penalties Increase in 2024

Inflation doesn’t just affect food, housing and energy costs — its effects are far-reaching, as the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) recent…

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions
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Posted in Health and Safety Workplace Safety

California Storms 2024: Employer Obligations During Emergency Conditions

The majority of California has been under atmospheric attack since Sunday, February 4, 2024, with a massive storm making its way from the northern part…

Post Your Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses
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Posted in Reporting Requirements Workplace Safety

Post Your Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

As happens each year at this time, California employers must start posting their Form 300A, Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses — starting on February…

Cybersecurity Training Now Available
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Cybersecurity Training Now Available

The rise in digital crime is astounding: At the current growth rate, cyberattacks will cost businesses about $10.5 trillion annually by 2025 — an increase…

California’s New Workplace Violence Regulation
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What Employers Should Know About California’s New Workplace Violence Regulation

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts sits down with Bianca Saad, CalChamber General Counsel, Labor and Employment, to…