Tag: California Division of Occupational Safety and HealthCal/OSHA

Model Workplace Violence Prevention Plan, Resources
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Posted in Workplace Safety

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…

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…

CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Isolation Guidance
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

CDPH, Cal/OSHA Update COVID-19 Isolation Guidance

On January 9, 2024, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated it’s COVID-19 isolation guidance, redefining “infectious period” to move away from a standard…

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

Quick COVID-19 Refresher for Employers

Nicknamed after the Greek goddess of strife and discord, Eris — the latest dominant coronavirus subvariant infecting people across the country — may cause HR…

Protect Workers From Heat Illness During High Heat
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Posted in Heat Illness

Protect Workers From Heat Illness During High Heat

As high temperatures hit California — reaching triple digits in some locations — employers must take steps to protect outdoor workers from heat illness by…

Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations and Where Things Stand with SB 553
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Posted in Heat Illness Workplace Safety

Cal/OSHA Heat Regulations, Where Things Stand with SB 553

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts sits down with CalChamber Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie to discuss the newest…

Nonwork-related death at work
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Posted in Workplace Safety

Nonwork-Related Death at Work Still Must Be Reported to Cal/OSHA

An employee died of a heart attack while at work. It was not caused by his employment. Do I have to report this death to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Health and Safety

EEOC COVID-19 Guidance Updated as Federal COVID-19 Emergency Ends

On May 15, 2023, following the end of the national COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its long running…