Tag: Cal/OSHA

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard
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Posted in Heat Illness

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard

On June 20, 2024, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) — the standards-setting board within the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health…

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations
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Posted in Heat Illness

Update on California Indoor Heat Regulations

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Associate General Counsel Matthew Roberts and Senior Policy Advocate Robert Moutrie discuss the newest developments in California’s…

Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness
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Remember to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As June approaches and temperatures in some areas of California creep into the 90s and even surpass 100 degrees, employers must take appropriate steps to…

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…

Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard in Questionable Vote
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Cal/OSHA Standards Board Adopts Indoor Heat Illness Standard in Questionable Vote

After some twists and turns, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) recently voted to adopt its proposed indoor heat illness standard. The vote’s…

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…

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…

Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke
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Be Prepared for Wildfire Smoke

Unfortunately, it’s that time of year again: Although this year’s wildfire season has been less active than in years past, wildfire smoke can occur anywhere…