Posts Tagged ‘Cal/OSHA’

Remember: Protect Outdoor Workers from Heat Illness

As temperatures start to rise across the state, Cal/OSHA reminds employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness. Heat illness is a serious hazard for people who work outdoors. Heat illness occurs when the body’s temperature control system cannot maintain an acceptable temperature. Usually, the body cools itself by sweating. However, when high temperatures and […]

24 Apr 19 - Heat Illness - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Cal/OSHA’s Revised Rules, Regulations Over the Last Year

Can you provide a summary of occupational safety rules that went into effect over the last year that haven’t yet been included in a Cal/OSHA Corner article? The Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board adopted a number of new regulations in 2018 that will affect a broad spectrum of California employers. For instance, one […]

16 Apr 19 - Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

To Electronically Submit Data or Not? That Is the Question

We begin a new act in the continuing drama of will California employers need to electronically submit Form 300A data or not. On May 9, the California Division of Occupational Safety (also known as Cal/OSHA) will meet to evaluate the electronic submission of workplace injury and illness records. First, let’s give a little background. In […]

5 Mar 19 - Reporting Requirements - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

Electronic Filing Doesn’t Relieve Employers of Hard Copy Requirements

Now that I have to file Form 300A electronically, what do I do with the hard copy? The recent requirement to submit Form 300A data electronically doesn’t relieve employers of the responsibility to post the hard copy Form 300A each year. Each establishment (place of business) must post the Form 300A from February 1 to […]

11 Feb 19 - Reporting Requirements - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Form 300A: Don’t Forget to Post February 1

Remember that you need to post the Form 300A summary of job-related injuries and illnesses from 2018 at your place of business from February 1 through April 30. Employers are required to post only the summary (Form 300A) — not the log (Form 300). The summary must list the total number of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred […]

30 Jan 19 - Reporting Requirements - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »