Posts Tagged ‘Cal/OSHA’

Employee Smoke Exposure During Wildfires

I am an employer that has been affected directly by the wildfires in California. What is Cal/OSHA doing to address the issue of employee exposure to unhealthy air quality during these occurrences? The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) is in the process of developing an emergency regulation to protect employees from wildfire […]

17 Jun 19 - Workplace Safety - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Form 300A Summary Posting Ends Soon But Don’t Toss Them Yet

April 30 is the last day employers have to post the 2018 Cal/OSHA Form 300A Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A). Tomorrow, employers can take down the notice. The annual, mandatory posting is displayed from February 1 to April 30, but employers can’t get rid of the Form 300A once it’s taken down. […]

30 Apr 19 - Reporting Requirements - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

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 »