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California’s heat illness prevention standard applies to all outdoor workers, including those in construction.
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Posted in Heat Illness

As Temps Rise, Protect Your Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

As the first major heat wave of the season sends temperatures across California into the 100s, Cal/OSHA reminds all employers to review high temperature advisories…

Cal/OSHA has provided guidance on COVID-19-related employee training including cough and sneeze etiquette.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Expands Employer Injury and Illness Prevention Program Requirements

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, commonly known as Cal/OSHA, continues to modify rules and guidance for businesses operating during the COVID-19 pandemic….

Form 300A posting requirements remain the same, but OSHA releases interim guidance for the Form 300.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posters and Notices

Form 300A Posting Ends Soon, Updated OSHA Form 300 Guidance

Currently, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (commonly known as Cal/OSHA) haven’t modified any…

Cal/OSHA has compiled and posted extensive guidance recommendations and requirements from many sources to assist the employer during this time.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Guide to Safety/Health Requirements During COVID-19 Outbreak

As an employer, where can I find safety and health information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that is affecting my ability to do business? The…

Managing illnesses in the workplace implicates several medical and privacy concerns that an employer must balance.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Workplace Safety

Balancing Workplace Illnesses and Medical/Privacy Concerns

Our employee has recently returned from traveling in an area where there is an illness epidemic. What can we do to address the employee’s exposure…

If these amendments may affect you, then monitor Cal/OSHA’s rulemaking process.
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Changes Brewing in California Safety/Health Rules Due to Conformity Mandate

I hear there is a new law revising what is considered a serious injury and the requirements for complaint investigations. What are the changes? As…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Eventually Updating Rules for Firefighter Protective Clothing

What is the status of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board review and revision of the regulations for firefighters’ personal protective…

Employers air quality index outdoor wildfire smoke
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Posted in Health and Safety

California Wildfires: Remember Employers Must Protect Outdoor Workers From Wildfire Smoke

Right now, firefighters across California are battling multiple wildfires, which are destroying property and prompting the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people. Wildfires are…

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Posted in Workplace Safety

White Paper Breaks Down New California Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulations for Employers

Californians have increasingly experienced more wildfires throughout the state in the last couple of years. Not only are the damages from the fires to homes…